Damages

In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury. The rules for damages can and frequently do vary based on the type of claim which is presented and the jurisdiction.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damages

Point of view: Let's make this the year of kindness, healing

In 2019, after years of exploitation by an opioid industry that values profits over people, Oklahoma...

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Man wins payout over false newspaper claims

A former council worker has accepted "substantial damages" from a newspaper that published false claims he was a "fixer" for taxi drivers who were...

discovered 1 month ago on BBC News
Council official wrongly accused over grooming ring gets damages

Waj Iqbal wins £180,000 damages after Mail on Sunday falsely accused him of acting as ‘fixer’ for...

discovered 1 month ago on MSN News
McKool Smith Secures $85 Million Verdict for WiLAN Against Apple In Patent Damages Retrial

DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith has secured an $85 million patent damages verdict on behalf of Ottawa, Canada-based WiLAN Inc. against Apple, Inc. The verdict ...

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Caltech wins a $1.1-billion patent verdict against Apple and Broadcom

Apple Inc. and Broadcom Inc. must pay $1.1 billion in damages for infringing Caltech patents on Wi-Fi technology, a federal jury in Los Angeles ordered. Apple was ordered ...

discovered 1 month ago on Los Angeles Times
Johnson & Johnson Is Told to Pay $344 Million in Pelvic Mesh Suit

Johnson & Johnson should pay $344 million in damages because the company deceptively marketed...

discovered 1 month ago on New York Times
Damages Sought for Oklahoma Inmate's Death Despite Pleas

A federal negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against a northeastern Oklahoma county, its sheriff,...

discovered 1 month ago on US News & World Report
Failure to Mitigate Not a Complete Defense to Statutory Damages Under Copyright or DMCA

The jury in the district court proceeding found that EIG could have reasonably avoided almost all of...

discovered 1 month ago on The National Law Review
Here Are the Most Common Airbnb Scams Worldwide

In response, we got nearly 1,000 emails, many of them outlining similar tales of deception. Scammers all over the world, it seems, have figured how best to game the Airbnb platform: by engaging ...

discovered 1 month ago on Vice
No Statutory Damages Even When Post-Registration Acts Violate a Different Exclusive Right from...

This case analyzes § 412 of the US Copyright Act, which bars an award of statutory damages for...

discovered 1 month ago on The National Law Review
Floods Cause $1B in Damages in West Coast Every Year: UCSD

Over the past 40 years, flooding has caused nearly $51 billion in damages to western states,...

discovered 3 months ago on NBC Los Angeles
Family of Robert Levinson, an ex-FBI agent held for nearly 13 years in Iran, testifies in $1.5...

The lawsuit by Levinson’s wife, Christine Levinson, and their seven children seeks $150 million in...

discovered 3 months ago on Washington Post
Allan Gerson Made Libya Pay for Pan Am 103 Bombing

Allan Gerson, a creative lawyer, found a way to make Libya pay damages for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. His life story gave him empathy for people...

discovered 3 months ago on The Wall Street Journal
GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and 'fix' GitHub leaks

Data breaches that could cause millions of dollars in potential damages have been the bane of the...

discovered 3 months ago on TechCrunch
Billionaire Faces $58 MIllion Damages Award in Harassment Case

Jurors on Monday awarded $50 million in punitive damages to Mahim Khan, a former production...

discovered 3 months ago on Time Magazine
Hollingsworth v. Roseland Wake Park LLC | New York Law Journal

Plaintiff Valentine Hollingsworth, III (hereinafter, “Plaintiff”) brings this action against defendants Roseland Wake Park, Rixen US, LLC, and Rixen Cableways, GMBH (collectively, the “Defendants ...

discovered 3 months ago on Law.com
County eyes geese reduction effort

With resident geese causing crop damages now costing Pasquotank County farmers $250,000 a year, county commissioners plan to seek Elizabeth City’s help...

discovered 3 months ago on The Daily Advance
Chipotle pays $95K to settle with male employee who says female boss sexually harassed him

Chipotle Mexican Grill is paying a former worker $95,000 in lost wages and damages to settle a case...

discovered 3 months ago on Market Watch
George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's parents and others for $100 million

George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, but according to a...

discovered 3 months ago on CNN.com
Leviton Mfg. Co. Inc. v. Pass & Seymour Inc. | New York Law Journal

This is a patent and breach of contract case. Should defendant fail to prove invalidity of plaintiff’s patent, the parties have stipulated to the amount of damages plaintiff ...

discovered 3 months ago on Law.com
Planned Parenthood awarded $2.3 million over secret videos

A federal jury awarded Planned Parenthood nearly $2.3 million in damages Friday after finding that anti-abortion activist David Daleiden and his group broke federal and state ...

discovered 4 months ago on WXYZ-TV Detroit
Epstein accuser says she once took Bill Clinton's seat on private jet, saw bedroom floor made of...

The accuser, who went by the name Jane Doe 15, enlisted high-powered attorney Gloria Allred who held...

discovered 4 months ago on Fox News
Montana seeks to keep feral pigs from Canada at bay

The “Squeal on Pigs” campaign mirrors a previous effort in the Pacific Northwest, according to the Billings Gazette. The most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture estimate put swine

discovered 4 months ago on Washington Post
Wanaque fire damages home, kills rabbit

The residents, along with two cats and two dogs, were able to make it out of the house safely, borough fire officials said.

discovered 4 months ago on The Record
Auto parts supplier Prevent sues Volkswagen for suppressing competition

Volkswagen did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. The company, which is...

discovered 4 months ago on Reuters via Yahoo Finance UK
Manly tenant wins appeal against paying $120,000 in defamation damages

An apartment building tenant has won her appeal against paying $120,000 in defamation damages after...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Grease fire damages Lafayette home on Ridgeview Drive

Lafayette firefighters responded at about 12:45 p.m. to the home in the 200 block of Ridgeview...

discovered 4 months ago on The Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Architects win damages in lawsuit over failed convention center remodel

A local architectural firm has won its claim for damages against a developer that failed to complete...

discovered 4 months ago on Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
Player's broken ankle puts non-league club's future in jeopardy after they lose landmark legal case

The match against Radcliffe Borough in April 2015 was abandoned when Rees Welsh broke his ankle...

discovered 4 months ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo Sport
NSC Senior Director Sues Politico, Writer Over Ukraine Story

Kashyap Patel, a senior director with the White House's National Security (NSC) has filed a lawsuit...

discovered 4 months ago on Newsmax
Mom's smoking may raise SIDS risk by altering baby's tongue, breathing

Smoking in pregnancy harms an unborn baby's breathing - increasing the risk of sudden infant death...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit

In an immediately enforceable preliminary judgement today the court has ordered Facebook to remove...

discovered 4 months ago on TechCrunch
Of Passion, Prejudice And Punitive Damages

The lawsuit related to decades of litigation among the heirs to John Steinbeck’s registered copyrights to his works, including The Grapes of Wrath, Of...

discovered 4 months ago on The National Law Review
Female Inmate Sues State Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The News Tribune reported Monday that 46-year-old Marcella Taylor filed the lawsuit last month seeking unspecified damages after she says she was assaulted twice in November ...

discovered 4 months ago on US News & World Report
McDonald's worker says a manager pinned her against a wall in a freezer and assaulted her as part of...

A new class-action lawsuit seeking at least $5 million in damages claims that McDonald's has failed...

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider
Congers fire damages home on Garnet Lane

Two people escaped a fire that damaged a home on Garnet Lane in Congers.

discovered 4 months ago on The Journal News
Shady Oak Barrel House faces backlash after slamming PG&E in beer name

Rosa is apologizing and explaining why it recently released a beer using a full curse word to...

discovered 4 months ago on ABC7 News
John Hemming wins libel damages from woman branded a fantasist

Former Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming (pictured), 58, is to receive libel damages from an alleged...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
PG&E Stock Is Up Because the Company Is Offering More to Wildfire Victims

This week, PG&E increased the size of its offer to settle claims from wildfire victims, who are...

discovered 4 months ago on Market Watch
Supreme Court appears split in case of Mexican teen killed by US agent in cross-border shooting

The Supreme Court seemed split Tuesday on whether the family of a Mexican teen killed by a U.S....

discovered 4 months ago on USA TODAY via Yahoo News