\pɛkjˈuːnjəɹɪ dˈamɪd͡ʒɪz], \pɛkjˈuːnjəɹɪ dˈamɪdʒɪz], \p_ɛ_k_j_ˈuː_n_j_ə_ɹ_ɪ d_ˈa_m_ɪ_dʒ_ɪ_z]\
Definitions of PECUNIARY DAMAGES
Sort: Oldest first
Such as can be estimated in and compensated by money; not merely the loss of money or salable property or rights, but all such loss, deprivation, or injury as can be made the subject of calculation and of recompense in money. Walker v. McNeill. 17 Wash. 582, 50 Pac. 518; Searle v. Railroad Co.. 32 W. Va. 370. 9 S. E. 248; Mclntyre v. Railroad Co., 37 N. Y. 205; Davidson Benedict Co. v. Severson. 100 Tenn.. 572, 72 S. W. 967TLDÂ Example: The pain and suffering experienced by the victim of an accident cannot be calculated and quantified as easily as medical expenses, lost wages and other pecuniary damages.
By Henry Campbell Black
Word of the day
- An exaggerated p. reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe. a peculiar form p. in some cases of twin pregnancy. formation in which the two placentae twin gestation are united by a strip of placental tissue.