Definitions for "foreseeable"
being such as may reasonable be anticipated; as, foreseeable costs were well within the budget.
That which can be predicted to some extent and planned for.
To see or know beforehand: foresaw the rapid increase in unemployment.
Damages may be awarded if a court decides that a defendant has either been negligent or broken a contract and foreseeable damage or loss results. The measure of damages in negligence is to compensate the plaintiff for foreseeable losses or damage. For breach of contract, he would normally be restored to the position he would have been in had the contract been properly fulfilled.