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Cause of Action
A Cause of Action is the basis upon which a plaintiff files a complaint or a suit against someone. It is a bundle of essential facts which are necessary for the plaintiff to prove before he can succeed.
Lord Brett: Cause of Action means every fact which it would be necessary for the plaintiff to prove, if traversed, in order to support his right to judgement of the Court.
- Misjoinder of Cause of Action
- Effect of non-joinder or relief and Cause of Action
- Joinder of Cause of Action
- Power of Court to order separate trials
A Cause of Action is divided into elements. It is important that all elements are to be proved to win a case.
Some examples of Cause of Action are: