Key Number System: Damages topic major update
The Damages topic covers case law on the assessment of monetary compensation for breaches of contract and for torts such as negligence, in particular relating to personal injury.
Cases on the principles of damages assessment, including limitations on the amount of damages, the effect of taxation, mitigation of damages and the availability of additional damages such as exemplary, punitive, aggravated or like damages, are included in this topic.
Individual Key Number classifications within this topic have more than doubled with this update, giving a researcher access to more, detailed categories and greater choice when browsing or filtering search results by Key Number.
New Key Numbers include:
Reflective loss damages
Loss of chance or opportunity
Contract for enjoyment
Fund management expenses
New Westlaw customers can browse the updated topic here.