trespass on the case
- A type of legal action based on common law, typically brought forward to claim compensation for an indirect injury caused by a wrongful behavior of another party
- The plaintiff filed for a trespass on the case after suffering damage due to the defendant's negligence.
- The law firm advised their client to sue for trespass on the case as the other party's actions indirectly harmed him.
- In the recent lawsuit, the judge remarked on the rarity of cases involving trespass on the case.