Adequate Remedy Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Adequate Remedy, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Adequate Remedy?

n. remedies are the means employed to enforce a right or redress an injury caused by wrong, i.e. they pertain to 1.) The enforcement of contracts. 2.) The redress of torts or injuries. Adequate remedies are the ones which obtain satisfactory compensation/redressal of suffering, pain or loss/punishment to the parties involved (in ase of private remedies), or upholding of right and justice (in case of public remedies).