speculative damages

Definition of "speculative damages"
  1. A claim for potential financial loss or expenses that depend on a future event, are purely conjectural, or are largely unlikely
How to use "speculative damages" in a sentence
  1. She sought speculative damages, arguing she might lose business in the future.
  2. His claim for speculative damages was based on the potential loss of future earnings.
  3. The court rejected speculative damages because the probability of future loss was too conjectural.

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