Definitions for "CAUSE OF ACTION"
Keywords:  lawsuit, judicial, fact, sue, proven
Facts giving rise to a lawsuit.
This means that a lawsuit is based on legal grounds and alleged facts that would comprise all the "elements" needed by statute, if proven.
The fact or facts which give a person a right to relief in court.
The claim invoked by a plaintiff in a court case.
Legal theories that the plaintiff alleges in a complaint to recover damages from his or her opponent
A point of controversy; basis of a legal action.
One or more related charges, combined and made against a defendant for wrongs committed.
Keywords:  counts, basis, case, charges
The charges or counts that make the basis for a case.
a species of property protected by the Due Process Clause