general verdict rule

noun

: a rule providing that if a jury returns a general verdict in favor of one party it is presumed to have found in favor of that party on every issue

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“General verdict rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/general%20verdict%20rule. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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