Measuring Damages for Torts II

Measuring Damages for Torts II

This lesson will discuss how to measure pecuniary and nonpecuniary damages for various torts that cause personal injury and death.


This lesson will cover measuring compensatory damages for torts that injured property. It’ll also briefly address damages for constitutional torts, which can involve either bodily injury or injury to property.

I.               Compensatory Damages for Injuries to Personal Property

The three main torts causing injury to personal property are conversion, trespass to chattels, and negligent injury of personal property. A...