Cause of Action



« Back to Glossary

Definition of Cause of Action

The cause of action is a legal claim, and it is the meat of the complaint which initiates the lawsuit. If the cause of action does not sufficiently state the claim, the car accident case can be dismissed. The cause of action will list in detail all of the elements of the plaintiff's complaint and provide facts of evidence to support the claim.



« Back to Glossary

Browse Car Accident Terms Alphabetically:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | ALL

Do You Need a Lawyer?

Complete the short form below and attorney will review your case for FREE. Don't wait -- Get Help Today!