AD DAMNUM CLAUSEad damnum clause (ad dam-n[schwa]m). [Latin ¡°to the damage¡±] A clause in a prayer for relief stating the amount of damages claimed. See PRAYER FOR RELIEF . [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 679; Pleading 72. C.J.S. Pleading ¡ì¡ì 110¨C115.]
¡°Where the amount the plaintiff is entitled to recover appears from the statement of facts ¡ª as where the amount due the plaintiff is alleged on breach of a money demand, the demand of judgment may take the place of an ad damnum clause.¡± Edwin E. Bryant, The Law of Pleading Under the Codes of Civil Procedure 209 (2d ed. 1899).
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