prayer for relief
- A request made by a plaintiff in a lawsuit to the court for a specific outcome, such as monetary damages or an injunction against a defendant's activity
- In her lawsuit against the company, her prayer for relief included both damages and an injunction to halt a defamatory marketing campaign.
- The prayer for relief in his lawsuit demanded financial compensation for medical bills and pain and suffering.
- She concluded her lawsuit with a prayer for relief, requesting compensation for lost wages and emotional distress.