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costs, legal:

see damagesdamages,
money award that the judgment of a court requires the defendant in a suit to pay to the plaintiff as compensation for the loss or injury inflicted. Damages are the form of legal redress most commonly sought.
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What are the additional costs, legal and administrative, of establishing a temporary Church school and then re-establishing it as a community campus?
Based on 2010 statistics, the NHTSA estimates the annual economic cost of drunk driving--which includes productivity losses, property damage, medical costs, rehabilitation costs, congestion costs, legal and court costs, emergency services, insurance administration costs, and the costs to employers--at more than $52 billion.
Shi was fined PS1,800 and ordered to pay PS2,304.22 in costs, legal fees of PS600, and a victim surcharge of PS20.
The insurance often covers notification and investigation costs, legal assistance, and sometimes media relations after a breach.
Despite the fact that Employment Tribunals were set up to provide speedy resolution of cases, this claim took nearly four years to resolve and would no doubt have incurred significant costs, legal expenses and, crucially, down time for the business whilst the claim went through the Employment Tribunal and appellate courts.
Factors contributing to the cost of the crashes include productivity losses, property damage, medical and rehabilitation costs, congestion costs, legal and court costs, emergency services, insurance administration costs, and the costs to employers.
Snow and ice removal, heating costs, legal services and technology were cited.
In its report, the NAO said staff and adviser costs, legal costs and money for the two reviews set up by the Government following abandonment of the West Coast bidding amounted to Au8.9 million.
However typical prices are now around 135,000 euros for a two bedroom house, and 160,000 euros for a three bedroom house, plus around 20,000 euros for taxes, purchase costs, legal and estate agent's fees.