damages at large


damages at large
An award for which there is no monetary standard of computation, such as damages for pain and suffering. Broughel v Southern New England Tel. Co. 73 Conn 614, 621. damages for delay. As the term appears in a supersedeas bond, such damages arising from the delay caused by the appeal as may properly constitute legal damages to the party delayed. 5 Am J2d A & E § 1058; the damages recoverable for a carrier's delay in transporting and delivering goods. 13 Am J2d Car § 377; the damages recoverable for a contractor's delay in performance. 13 Am J2d Bldg Contr § 76; 22 Am J2d Damg § 49; interest allowed for delay in payment of compensation for property taken under power of eminent domain. 27 Am J2d Em D § 297.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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