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compensation for non- pecuniary damage
Відшкодування моральної шкоди за порушення прав споживачів

If you have received damage due to defects in the goods or works, you are entitled to compensation for non-pecuniary damage. Our team is experienced  Lawyers for moral damages can help you understand what you are entitled to claim.


-For what can you claim compensation for non-pecuniary damage?

In accordance with the provisions of the law, the damage caused to a person as a result of:

  • Violation of the terms of the loan agreement.

  • Violation of the terms of the contract for the supply of electricity or gas supply.

  • Poor provision of services.

  • Violation of the order of warranty service.

  • Failure of the seller to ensure the proper quality of goods and services.

  • Etc.


-What are the conditions for compensation for non-pecuniary damage?

You have the inalienable right to compensation for non-pecuniary damage from any person who has caused them to you if you can prove three key elements in court:

  • The fact of violation of legal rights of the person.

  • Illegal behavior of its perpetrator.

  • The causal link between the first two points.


-How can you prove the fact of moral harm?

To confirm the presence of non-pecuniary damage, the court welcomes:

  • Medical certificates of deteriorating health.

  • Evidence to confirm the deterioration of the material condition.

  • Evidence of negative changes in social and family ties.

  • Evidence to prove the impossibility of leading a normal life.


- What amount of compensation can be claimed?

There are many factors that affect the amount of compensation you or your family members may be entitled to. Among them are the following:

  • The depth of the physical and mental suffering you have experienced, their duration.

  • The degree of guilt of the person who caused moral damage.

  • The nature of the offense.

  • Ability to restore the condition that existed before the offense.

  Only after we get acquainted with the specific circumstances of your situation, we can give you a better idea of what to expect from the consideration of your claim.


-Who is entitled to compensation for non-pecuniary damage?

The right to claim compensation for this damage belongs to each injured consumer, regardless of whether he was in a contractual relationship with the seller (performer), and remains for a specified period of service (expiration date), and if not - for ten years from the date of manufacture goods (acceptance of work, services).


-Do you need a lawyer to file a claim for compensation for non-pecuniary damage?

Compensation for non-pecuniary damage occurs in court. Compensation is awarded differently in each case and much depends on your specific circumstances. 

You can represent yourself in court. To do this successfully is likely to require a deep understanding of the law, your legal rights and freedoms, and a lot of time to advance your claim.

If you do not have an experienced moral damages lawyer on your side, it may be difficult to determine the nature of your case, and you may not receive the compensation to which you are entitled.


-Our team of lawyers for compensation for non-pecuniary damage can help you if:

  • You need help filing a statement of claim;

  • You applied for non-pecuniary damage, but it was rejected;

  • You have been harmed by a consumer violation and need advice on what to do next;

  • You have other questions about compensation for non-pecuniary damage.


Have you faced a similar situation and want to receive compensation? Do you have doubts about your right to compensation for non-pecuniary damage?

Ask your lawyer a question!


Call the number , or write in the CHAT (at the bottom of the page) . We will be glad to help you!


You can also find us at: Vinnytsia, st. Liberation 2, or Kyiv, Sq. Solomianska, 2.

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