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Damages

This video is about the contractual remedy of damages, explaining the Robinson v Harman principle. This is followed by a distinction between general and special damages.

Breach

Love and Legal Fees Incompatible

In 1990 Park Avenue family practice doctor, G.Peta Carrera, hired his girlfriend, Manhattan lawyer, Christine Anderson to represent him in a civil suit where he was accused of sexually molesting a patient. 308 more words

Lawyers

Strawbridge, Jr. v. Sugar Mountain Resort, Incorporated, et al., 152 Fed. Appx. 286; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 23459

Strawbridge, Jr. v. Sugar Mountain Resort, Incorporated, et al., 152 Fed. Appx. 286; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 23459

Vincent F. Strawbridge, Jr.; Rebecca S. Strawbridge, Plaintiffs – Appellants, versus Sugar Mountain Resort, Incorporated; B. 2,299 more words

Ski Area

When is a case settled? When all parties (and maybe their attorneys) agree it is settled

Skier sued ski resort for injuries received skiing into bald spot. Skier argued they had agreed on a settlement before trial, which only became an issue after the plaintiff lost at trial. 888 more words

Case Analysis

Judge’s Ruling Means Woman Suing Silicon Valley VC Firm For Sex Bias Could Pocket Tens Of Millions Of Dollars

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A California trial judge has ruled that a woman suing a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in a high-profile gender bias case may seek punitive damages that could add tens of millions more to the $16 million in lost wages and bonuses she is pursuing. 118 more words

News

Despite his initial misgivings, Judge Harold Kahn has ruled that Ellen Pao may
continue to seek punitive damages in a gender discrimination and retaliation suit… 73 more words

Culture

Liquidated Damages

An amount of money specified in a contract representing the damages owed in the event of breach.

Note:

Punitive Damages are not available to claims regarding real property or mortgages. 37 more words

Legal Terms