pain and suffering

noun
pain and suf·​fer·​ing

Legal Definition of pain and suffering

: mental or especially physical distress for which one may seek damages in a tort action

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pain and suffering

pair-or-set clause

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“Pain and suffering.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/pain%20and%20suffering. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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