cause of action
cause of action definition by Webster's New World
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Law the facts alleged in a complaint, upon which is based the plaintiff's right to a legal remedy in a court of law
cause of action - Business Definition
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The set of facts or allegations that serve as the basis of a legal claim.
cause of action - Legal Definition