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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]

  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 16. )

PART 1. RELIEF [3274 - 3428]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 2. COMPENSATORY RELIEF [3281 - 3360]

  ( Title 2 enacted 1872. )

CHAPTER 1. Damages in General [3281 - 3296]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted 1872. )

ARTICLE 1. General Principles [3281 - 3283]
  ( Article 1 enacted 1872. )

3281.
  

Every person who suffers detriment from the unlawful act or omission of another, may recover from the person in fault a compensation therefor in money, which is called damages.

(Enacted 1872.)

3282.
  

Detriment is a loss or harm suffered in person or property.

(Enacted 1872.)

3283.
  

Damages may be awarded, in a judicial proceeding, for detriment resulting after the commencement thereof, or certain to result in the future.

(Enacted 1872.)

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