property damage

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary

Injury to real or personal property through another's negligence, willful destruction, or by an act of nature. In lawsuits for damages caused by negligence or a willful act, property damage is distinguished from personal injury. Property damage may include harm to an automobile, a fence, a tree, a home, or any other possession.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.