CRITERIA OF REASONABLENESS
OF MEASURES OF MITIGATION OF DAMAGE

Yu.Yu. GRIBKOVA,
PhD Student of the Department of Civil Law of the Faculty of Law
of the Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Advocate at “VLawyers” Attorneys-at-Law, City of Moscow

DOI: 10.24031/1992-2043-2019-19-3-37-52

The author analyzes what measures to mitigate damage injured to creditors are
reasonable, as well as criteria for the reasonableness of the creditor’s actions in applying
the rule of mitigation of damage. The author highlights the criteria of the reasonableness
of measures of mitigation of damage.


Keywords: damages; mitigation of damage; reasonableness.

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Information about the author

Gribkova Yu.Yu. (Moscow) – PhD Student of the Department of Civil Law of
the Faculty of Law of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Advocate at “VLawyers”
Attorneys-at-Law, City of Moscow (119991, Moscow, GSP-1, Leninskie Gory,
1-51, 1 Humanities Building; e-mail: ygribkova@vlawyers.ru).

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