election of remedies

Legal Definition of election of remedies

1 : the act of electing a remedy from those available for an injury
2 : the doctrine that a plaintiff who elects a remedy for his or her injury is barred from pursuing another remedy that is inconsistent with the one elected

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“Election of remedies.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/election%20of%20remedies. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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