As used in this Part:
     (a) “Past damages” means damages that have accrued when the damages findings are made.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 735 ILCS 5/2-1703

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.

     (b) “Future damages” includes all damages which the trier of fact finds will accrue after the damages findings are made, including, without limitation, damages for future medical or health treatment, care or custody, loss of future earnings, loss of bodily function, future pain and suffering, and future physical impairment and inconvenience.