Property damage

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Property damage (sometimes called destruction, property destruction, destruction of property, damage to property, or cf. criminal damage[1] in England and Wales) is damage or destruction of real or tangible personal property, caused by negligence, willful destruction, or act of nature.[2]

It is similar to vandalism and arson due to these crimes involving unlawfully destroying and damaging a person’s property, property damage includes a person to vandalizing property that are permanently attached to the ground (Real: such as lands, buildings, etc), and/or those that are movable (Personal: such as vehicles, furniture, household goods, etc).

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  1. ^ "Criminal Damage". CPS. The Crown Prosecution Service. July 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  2. ^ Lewis, Kevin D. (Summer 1994). "Appellate Division, Third Department, Rules That Injury-In-Fact Triggers Insurance Coverage Under Comprehensive General Liability Policy in New York". St. John's Law Review S. 68 (3): 768. Retrieved 30 August 2021.