innocent party

Definition of "innocent party"
  1. A person or group that is not responsible for the current problematic situation and seeks legal remedies without being at fault
How to use "innocent party" in a sentence
  1. The damages were awarded to the innocent party as they had no role in the creation of the dispute.
  2. If the innocent party can prove they had no part in the conflict, they may be entitled to legal compensation.
  3. In the event of a contract breach, the innocent party is typically the one who did not break the terms of the agreement.

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