direct action

Definitions of "direct action"
  1. A lawsuit where the complainant targets an individual's insurance provider without needing a prior judgment against the insured person or including them in the lawsuit
  2. A legal procedure instigated by a company shareholder to seek redress for harm they have suffered separately from any damage experienced by the corporation itself
How to use "direct action" in a sentence
  1. The individual decided to file a direct action against the driver's insurance company after the car accident.
  2. Instead of pursuing the company, he chose to take a direct action against the insurer for compensation.
  3. The shareholder pursued a direct action against the board members for personal harm, separate from the company's losses.

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