Last Clear Chance Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Last Clear Chance?

(n) Last clear chance is the remedy available to a defaulted plaintiff to recover the damages from the defendant on the ground that, the defended could have diverted the occurrence of the incident. For example, if a drunken man was hit while crossing the road carelessly, he can claim damages from the driver on the ground that driver could have stopped the vehicle to avert the accident.