What is LawBrain?
It's a living legal community making laws accessible and interactive. Click Here to get Started »

Common-Law Action

From lawbrain.com

A lawsuit governed by the general principles of law derived from court decisions, as opposed to the provisions of statutes. Actions ex contractu, arising out of a breach of contract, and actions ex delicto, based upon the commission of a tort, are common-law actions.

Contributors

Admin, FindLaw dave