statutory damages

Definition of "statutory damages"
  1. Fixed compensation amounts set by law for specific injuries when actual harm is hard to determine
How to use "statutory damages" in a sentence
  1. The copyright infringer had to pay statutory damages for his actions.
  2. If the contract is broken, the offender could be liable for statutory damages.
  3. Due to the difficult nature of assessing the loss, the plaintiff sought statutory damages.

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