Definition of cause of action in English:
Law A fact or facts that enable a person to bring an action against another: the plaintiff had a good cause of action in negligence
More example sentences
- The plaintiffs assert causes of action including negligent design, failure to warn, misrepresentation and breach of warranty.
- Consequently the first question is whether the claimant has a personal cause of action against the defendant.
- The intended claimant has a good cause of action against the intended defendant in respect of each of the claims.
Definition of cause of action in:
- US English dictionary
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