action ex delicto

action ex delicto
/aekshan eks daliktow/ An action arising from a breach of duty growing out of contract

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • action ex delicto — An action arising out of the violation of a duty or obligation created by positive law independent of contract. 1 Am J2d Actions § 8. There may be a duty imposed by law by the relation of the parties, although the relation was created by contract …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • action ex delicto — /aekshan eks daliktow/ An action arising from a breach of duty growing out of contract …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — ac·tion n [Latin actio legal proceeding, from agere to do, carry out, initiate legal proceedings] 1 a: a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense …   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

  • 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 — 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 — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — Conduct; behavior; something done; the condition of acting; an act or series of acts. Term in its usual legal sense means a lawsuit brought in a court; a formal complaint within the jurisdiction of a court of law. Pathman Const. Co. v. Knox… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Performance Nouns 1. (act of doing) action, performance, operation, execution, enactment, production; process, procedure, proceeding, transaction; behavior, conduct; work, exertion. See activity. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • Action — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Action >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 action action performance Sgm: N 1 doing doing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 perpetration perpetration Sgm: N 1 exercise exercise excitation Sgm: N 1 movement …   English dictionary for students

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