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action of trespass on the case [1 record]

Record 1 2005-02-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Rules of Court
  • Tort Law (common law)
  • Special-Language Phraseology
DEF

A common-law form of action, otherwise known as "case" and "action on the case", for an injury resulting from a wrongful act other than physical force, or for an injury resulting from nonfeasance or negligence, or for an injury which is consequential, as distinguished from a direct or immediate, result of the wrongful act.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Règles de procédure
  • Droit des délits (common law)
  • Phraséologie des langues de spécialité
DEF

Action en dommages-intérêts qui était admise dans certaines circonstances où le préjudice subi, quoique ne découlant pas immédiatement et directement de l'acte préjudiciable et directement de l'acte préjudiciable, était réel.

OBS

Ancêtre de l'action moderne en négligence, [l'action pour atteinte indirecte] se distinguait de l'action pour atteinte directe.

OBS

action dite case : Le mot «case» dans cette expression est toujours mis entre guillemets.

Key term(s)
  • action pour atteinte sur cas d'espèce

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Reglamento procesal
  • Derecho de ilícitos civiles (common law)
  • Fraseología de los lenguajes especializados
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