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election of remedies
The purpose of the doctrine of election of remedies is to prevent double recovery. Once a Plaintiff has chosen his remedy and made his claim he can not change his mind and seek recovery on a different legal theory. For example, if a Plaintiff’s car was stolen he can seek either a return of the car or receive monetary award equal to the entire value of the … Full Definition »
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Legal Remedy
A legal remedy is the means by which a court of law enforces a right, imposes a penalty, or makes some other court order to impose its will. Other words, it is the way a Plaintiff may enforce his/her right and be compensated by a Defendant for an injury. Because an injured party is seeking for an adequate compensation for his/her loss, legal remedy means … Full Definition »
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election of remedies
The purpose of the doctrine of election of remedies is to prevent double recovery. Once a Plaintiff has chosen his remedy and made his claim he can not change his mind and seek recovery on a different legal theory. For example, if a Plaintiff’s car was stolen he can seek either a return of the car or receive monetary award equal to the entire value of the … Full Definition »
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