The augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.

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  • additur — ad·di·tur / a di tər, ä di ˌtu̇r/ n [Latin, it is increased]: the increase by a court of the jury s award of damages which the court deems insufficient compare remittitur ◇ The Supreme Court held in Dimick v. Schiedt, 293 U.S. 474 (1935) that… …   Law dictionary

  • Additur — An additur is the legal term referring to the practice of a trial judge adding damages additional to the original amount awarded by the jury. It is not allowed in U.S. Federal Law as established by Dimick v. Schiedt. 293 U.S. 474 (U.S. 1935).… …   Wikipedia

  • additur — /abdatar/ The power of trial court to assess damages or increase amount of an inadequate award made by jury verdict, as condition of denial of motion for new trial, with consent of defendant whether or not plaintiff consents to such action.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • additur — An increase by the court in the amount of damages awarded by the jury. 22 Am J2d Damg §§ 398 et seq …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quicquid demonstrate rei additur satis demonstrate frustra est — /kwikwid demanstreytiy riyay abdatar saetas demanstrseytiy frastra est/ Whatever is added to demonstrate anything already sufficiently demonstrated is surplusage …   Black's law dictionary

  • quod demonstrandi causa additur rei satis, demonstrate, frustra fit — /kwod demanstraenday koza aedatar riyay seytas, demanstreytiy, frastra fit/ What is added to a thing sufficiently palpable, for the purpose of demonstration, is vain …   Black's law dictionary

  • Quod demonstrandi causa additur rei satis demonstratae, frustra fit — That which is added to anything by way of description, which is already sufficiently described, is superfluous …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • remittitur — re·mit·ti·tur /ri mi tə tər/ n [Latin, it is sent back, remitted, third person singular present indicative passive of remittere to send back, remit] 1 a: a procedure under which a court may order the reduction of an excessive verdict; esp: a… …   Law dictionary

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