compensatory damages(redirected from Expectancy Damages)
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compensatory damagesDamages intended to compensate the injured party for the harm suffered.Contrast with punitive damages to punish the wrongdoer,and nominal damages awarded to recognize that a right was violated or a duty breached,but no harm done.
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