Economic Damages are damages to one’s pocketbook, and non-economic damages are damages to one’s heart and psyche. Economic damages are items such as the cost of medical care, medication, physical therapy, psychotherapy, lost income, lost earning capacity, and loss of household services. Non-economic damages are intangible items such as sadness,… CONTINUE
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There are some important distinctions here. First, in a civil domestic violence case, the victim is a real party (plaintiff) in the case. In a criminal case, the plaintiff is not the alleged victim, it is the People of the State of California. This distinction is important. It means that… CONTINUE
Yes. The words “dangerous animal” do have a legal connotation. “Dangerous animal” normally implies that the animal has a known dangerous propensity; either because it is wild in nature, or because it has a history of vicious behavior.