if C awarded damages in substitution for injunction he may not later apply for an injunction (damages will cover all past, present & future losses)
in some cases damages may be a more adequate remedy than an injunction
Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Co  1 Ch 287
P's pub was suffering structural damage due to D's nuisance
when should damages be awarded in lieu of an injunction?
Smith LJ: (1) If the injury to the plaintiff's legal rights is small
(2) And is one which is capable of being estimated in money
(3) And is one which can be adequately compensated by a small money payment
(4) And the case is one in which it would be oppressive to the defendant to grant an injunction: - then damages in substitution for an injunction may be given...
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