A Guide to Compensatory Damages

Tort law in the United States seeks to put the plaintiff back in the position they were in before the tort occurred. There are several types of damages for litigators to consider in tort cases, but compensatory damages are the most common measure for providing relief to victims. While compensatory damages might be common, that doesn’t mean proving or disproving them is a simple task.

Bloomberg Law offers litigators the resources they need to effectively build their cases – from litigation tools and analytics to expert-drafted Practical Guidance. This article offers an overview of compensatory damages and illustrates how litigators can prepare a successful case.

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