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incidental damages

Legal Definition of incidental damages

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Definition of incidental damages

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Incidental Damages are a type of legal damages, (money claimed by, ordered to be paid to, a person as compensation for loss or injury), that are reasonably associated with or related to actual damages.

In American commercial law, incidental damages are a seller's commercially reasonable expenses incurred in stopping delivery or in transporting and caring for goods after a buyer's breach of contract, (UCC Sec. 2-710) or a buyer's expenses reasonably incurred in caring for goods after a seller's breach of contract. (UCC Sec. 2-715(1)).

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