Prevailing Party Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Prevailing Party?

The party to the lawsuit in whose favour the verdict has been pronounced, thereby, titled as the winner of the case. The prevailing party has the right to claim the legal fees that he/she has met while the trial and hearing was in process.