accrual of the cause of action

accrual of the cause of action Entstehung f des Klageanspruchs

English-german law dictionary. 2013.

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  • accrual of cause of action — The event whereby a cause of action becomes complete so that the aggrieved party can begin and maintain his cause of action. A cause may accrue at the moment of the wrong, default, or delict by the defendant and the injury to the plaintiff,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cause of action — A term difficult of precise definition, perhaps best defined as the fact or facts which establish or give rise to a right of action, in other words, give to a person a right to judicial relief. Fielder v Ohio Edison Co. 158 Ohio St 375, 109 NE2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • premature action — An action commenced before the accrual of the cause of action sought to be enforced. Sullivan v Arkansas Valley Bank, 176 Ark 278, 2 SW2d 1096, 57 ALR 296; Broyles v Commonwealth, 309 Ky 837, 219 SW2d 52. An action for divorce commenced before… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • limitation of actions — Statutory rules limiting the time within which civil actions can be brought. Actions in simple contract and tort must be brought within six years of the cause of action. There are several special rules, including that for strict liability actions …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • arising in another state — The accrual of a cause of action in a foreign jurisdiction in which the obligation was to be paid or discharged. 34 Am J1st Lim Ac § 224 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • accrue — ac·crue /ə krü/ vb ac·crued, ac·cru·ing [Middle French accreue increase, addition to a property, from feminine of accreu, past participle of acreistre to increase] vi 1: to come into existence as an enforceable claim: vest as a right… …   Law dictionary

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