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Definition of Aggravated Damages

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Aggravated Damages : Damages (*damages) that are awarded when the conduct of the defendant or the surrounding circumstances increase the injury to the claimant by subjecting him to humiliation, distress, or embarrassment, particularly in such torts as assault, false imprisonment, and defamation.

Concep of Aggravated Damages in Procedural Law

In this context, a short definition of Aggravated Damages may be the following: Additional damages which the court may award as compensation for the defendant’s objectionable behaviour.

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  • Article Name: Aggravated Damages
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  • Description: Definition of Aggravated Damages In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Aggravated [...]

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