NOTE: The first remedy granted by law is restitution of the
thing taken away by the offender; if restitution cannot be made
by the offender or by his heirs, the law allows the offended
party reparation. In either case, indemnity for consequential
damages may be required.
Restitution – In theft, the culprit is duty bound to return the
Reparation – In case of inability to return the property stolen,
the culprit must pay the value of the property stolen.
In case of physical injuries, the reparation of the damage
caused would consist in the payment of hospital bills and
doctor’s fees to the offended party.
Indemnification – the loss of salary or earnings