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Doctrine of Avoidable Consequences


A tool used to reduce damages brought about by a defendant’s conduct. The plaintiff has a duty to minimize any damages caused by the defendant. If the plaintiff fails to comply with this duty and causes greater damage, the defendant may not be liable for this additional damage.

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