action on the case

See trespass on the case.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Action on the case — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • action on the case — action on the case: trespass on the case at trespass Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. action on the case …   Law dictionary

  • action on the case — A common law species of personal action of formerly extensive application, otherwise called trespass on the case, or simply case, from the circumstance of the plaintiffs whole case or cause of complaint being set forth at length in the original… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action on the case — 1. : trespass on the case 2. : a remedy for recovery of damages for tort in instances where injury was neither immediate nor direct usually referring to an action ex delicto but sometimes to assumpsit; compare form of action …   Useful english dictionary

  • special action on the case — Same as trespass on the case …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • action sur le case — Same as action on the case. See trespass on the case …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • trespass on the case — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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