PAIN AND SUFFERING
\pˈe͡ɪn and sˈʌfəɹɪŋ], \pˈeɪn and sˈʌfəɹɪŋ], \p_ˈeɪ_n a_n_d s_ˈʌ_f_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ]\
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The physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury. Though the concept is somewhat abstract, the injured plaintiff can seek compensation in the form of cold, hard cash. How much the defendant owes for pain and suffering is calculated separately from the amount owing for more direct expenses, such as medical bills or time lost from work -- although sometimes these are factored in to arrive at a logical figure.
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