Compensation refers, typically, to the award (usually consisting of money) given to the prevailing party to a lawsuit, once he or she has proven that the other party is both factually and legally responsible for his or her injuries. An aggrieved party’s compensation can be composed of awards of different types, in different amounts, for a variety of reasons.
- How is comparative negligence used to apportion damages?
- What are damages for “pain and suffering”?
- What is “specific performance”?
- What is "mitigation of damages"?
- What is "strict liability"?
- What is "third-party liability"?
- What is an “injunction”?
- What is “joint and several liability”?
- What is “market share liability”?