Cause Of Action Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Cause Of Action?

(n) Cause of action is the legal ground or claim with which a party can file a lawsuit to find remedy or satisfaction of his claim. Cause of action implies the right to bring a legal action, legal sustainability of a dispute etc. For example a legal case cannot be filed without a clear defendant and a claimable interest of the appellant in the case.