Mitigation of damages

Mitigation of damages,

Definition of Mitigation of damages:

  1. Legal rule that although a plaintiff is entitled to recover damages from a defendant, he or she is also under a duty to avoid their escalation. A court may penalize a plaintiff who fails to take all reasonable care in halting or preventing avoidable damages. See also duty to mitigate.

Meaning of Mitigation of damages & Mitigation of damages Definition