2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 51-12-4 (2010)
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 12 - DAMAGES
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-12-4 - Damages given as compensation for injury; measure of damages generally; nominal damages
51-12-4. Damages given as compensation for injury; measure of damages generally; nominal damages
Damages are given as compensation for injury; generally, such compensation is the measure of damages where an injury is of a character capable of being estimated in money. If an injury is small or the mitigating circumstances are strong, nominal damages only are given.
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