mitigation of damages

Definitions of "mitigation of damages"
  1. An obligation in tort and contract law where an injured individual should take reasonable action to reduce or minimize the losses caused by the inflicted harm
  2. The process of lessening or reducing the sum awarded to a party for damages
How to use "mitigation of damages" in a sentence
  1. The landlord was advised to pursue mitigation of damages by promptly renting the vacated apartment to minimize loss of rental income.
  2. If the company had used better strategies for the mitigation of damages, they wouldn't have had to pay as much in compensation.
  3. The injured party failed to uphold their responsibility of mitigation of damages, leading to an increase in their overall loss.

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