Civil Law Damages

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Civil Law Damages

  1. 1. Civil Law Damages<br />
  2. 2. Damages<br />What are damages?<br />
  3. 3. Damages<br />What are damages?<br />Special Damages<br />Damages which can be calculated specifically – i.e. Replacing damaged clothing<br />Nominal Damages<br />If they cannot show an actual loss the court can award a small amount in recognition of infringed rights<br />Exemplary Damages<br />“Punitive Damages” damages intended to punish the defendant<br />General Damages<br />Matters that cannot be neatly itemised – i.e. Pain and suffering<br />
  4. 4. Damages<br />Equitable Remedies<br />Specific Performance<br />Only used in contract law – order a contract is carried out as agreed<br />Injunctions<br />Interlocutory injunction<br />Final injunction<br />Recission<br />Only in contract cases – return the parties as far as possible to their pre-contractual position<br />General Damages<br />Document should be altered to reflect the parties’ intention.<br />
  5. 5. Test<br />Answer the following questions:<br />

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