Consequential Loss

A loss arising from the results of damage rather than from the damage itself.  (Black’s Law Dictionary, Third Pocket Edition).

The value of loss resulting from loss of use of property.  This is an indirect loss which accompanies another loss.

Consequential losses may be either proximate or remote.

“Consequential losses are proximate when the natural and probable effect of the wrongful conduct under the circumstances is to set in operation the intervening cause from which the loss directly results. When such is not the natural and probable effect of the wrongful conduct, the losses are remote.” – Hale on Damages

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