property damage

property damage
property damage UK US noun [U] LAW, INSURANCE
damage to property, rather than injury to people: »

The storm caused $17 billion of property damage.


The policy covers $10,000 for vehicular property damage and one injury or fatality to $25,000.

Compare CRIMINAL DAMAGE(Cf. ↑criminal damage), PERSONAL INJURY(Cf. ↑personal injury)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • property damage — Injury to real or personal property through another s negligence, willful destruction, or by an act of nature. In lawsuits for damages caused by negligence or a willful act, property damage is distinguished from personal injury. Property damage… …   Law dictionary

  • Property damage — Criminal law Part o …   Wikipedia

  • property damage — damage that is done to property alone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • property damage insurance — noun Date: circa 1946 insurance protecting against all or part of an individual s legal liability for damage done (as by his or her automobile) to the property of another …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • property damage insurance — noun : protection against the legal liability of the insured for damage caused by his automobile to the property of others …   Useful english dictionary

  • property damage — A part of the coverage of an automobile liability policy. 7 Am J2d Auto Ins § 80 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Broad Form Property Damage Endorsement — An addition to a general liability policy. A broad form property damage endorsement eliminates the exclusion of property under the care of the insured. A higher premium is most often paid for this additional insurance. General liability insurance …   Investment dictionary

  • damage — dam·age 1 n [Old French, from dam injury, harm, from Latin damnum financial loss, fine] 1: loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation 2 pl: the money awarded to a party in a civil suit as reparation for the loss or… …   Law dictionary

  • Damage — may refer to: Contents 1 General concepts 1.1 Biology and medical 1.2 Law …   Wikipedia

  • property — prop·er·ty n pl ties [Anglo French propreté proprieté, from Latin proprietat proprietas, from proprius own, particular] 1: something (as an interest, money, or land) that is owned or possessed see also asset, estate, interest …   Law dictionary

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