2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 12 - DAMAGES
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-12-2 - General and special damages distinguished; when recovered

O.C.G.A. 51-12-2 (2010)
51-12-2. General and special damages distinguished; when recovered


(a) General damages are those which the law presumes to flow from any tortious act; they may be recovered without proof of any amount.

(b) Special damages are those which actually flow from a tortious act; they must be proved in order to be recovered.

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