Money claimed by, or ordered to be paid to, a person as compensation for loss or injury. In Plain English: Damages is the term for the money that is paid to the plaintiff if the defendant is found to be…
The party who brings a civil suit in a court of law.
In Plain English:
The plaintiff is the person who is suing the defendant. In most cases that personal injury firms take, this person will be someone who was injured, and who is suing the person who is responsible for injuring them.