Ad quod damnum
or ad damnum
is a Latin phrase meaning "According to the harm" or "appropriate to the harm." It is used in tort law
as a measure of damage
inflicted, and implying a remedy
, if one exists, ought to correspond specifically and only to the damage suffered. It is also used in pleading, as the statement of the plaintiff's money loss or damages claimed. See Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 8(a)(3).
Compare damnum absque injuria.