trespass on the case


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Related to trespass on the case: Trespass vi et armis, Writ of trespass
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Noun1.trespass on the case - an action brought to recover damages from a person whose actions have resulted indirectly in injury or loss; "a person struck by a log as it was thrown onto a road could maintain trespass against the thrower but one who was hurt by stumbling over it could maintain and action on the case"
trespass - a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
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