right of action

Definition of "right of action"
  1. The ability or authority to initiate and proceed with legal proceedings in order to enforce a specific right or rectify a wrongful situation
How to use "right of action" in a sentence
  1. The aggrieved party had a right of action to file a lawsuit for damages incurred.
  2. Without a valid right of action, a legal case cannot be initiated.
  3. Through the right of action, a plaintiff can seek remedies for the breach of contract.

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