"additur." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 14 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/additur>.
additur. (n.d.). Retrieved September 14th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/additur
additur - Legal Definition
It is added to. A trial court’s order to
increase the damages awarded by a jury. It is done to prevent the plaintiff
from appealing on the grounds that inadequate damages were awarded, but the
court cannot issue the order without the defendant’s consent. The term may also
refer to the increase itself, the procedure by which it is done, and the
court’s power to issue the order.