special damages

Definition of "special damages"
  1. Monetary losses that can be measured and proven, such as medical expenses, repairing property damage, or lost wages
How to use "special damages" in a sentence
  1. After her accident, she filed a lawsuit to recover special damages related to her medical costs and lost income.
  2. The company was ordered to pay special damages for the monetary losses the customer suffered due to the faulty product.
  3. As a result of the defamation, the plaintiff sought special damages for lost business opportunities.

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