seek compensation

idiom

somewhat formal
: to try to get an amount of money to make up for damage, trouble, etc. caused by someone

Examples of seek compensation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such orders can be used to seek compensation for locksmiths and lost wages, as well as expediting access to CalFresh and other safety-net programs. Sonja Sharp, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 The legislature’s action represents a milestone for the budding national movement to seek compensation for families dispossessed by university expansion. Brandi Kellam, ProPublica, 14 Mar. 2024 Without legal recourse, victims couldn’t seek compensation and social media companies couldn’t be held accountable, Graham argued. Kylie Robison, Fortune, 31 Jan. 2024 With the exception of copayments and deductibles, Ohio law requires that health care facilities seek compensation for covered services from health insurance corporations, rather than the patient. Elizabeth B. Kim, The Enquirer, 11 Jan. 2024 People who were part of a Maricopa County drug diversion program that was accused of preying upon people who couldn't afford the steep cost of treatment have won the right to seek compensation under a new settlement agreement. Jimmy Jenkins, The Arizona Republic, 3 Sep. 2023 Under ordinary circumstances, Russia could seek compensation for such transfers. Lawrence H. Summers, Foreign Affairs, 15 June 2023 Advertisement The New York lawsuit was granted class-action status on Sunday, and a person close to the case said more than 100 people may seek compensation. Julian Mark, Washington Post, 12 June 2023 Photo: Sarah Silbiger/REUTERS A federal judge ruled that relatives of people who died in a 2019 Boeing 737 MAX crash can seek compensation for the victims’ pain and suffering before the plane slammed into the ground in Ethiopia. Andrew Tangel, WSJ, 31 May 2023

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Dictionary Entries Near seek compensation

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“Seek compensation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seek%20compensation. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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