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Synonyms for cause

Synonyms for cause

that which produces an effect

a basis for an action or a decision

that which provides a reason or justification

a goal or set of interests served with dedication


a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

Synonyms for cause

events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

a justification for something existing or happening

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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In Knuckles, TC Memo 196433, the petitioner's attorney tried to turn a contract action into a personal injury action at settlement time by filing a second complaint stating tort-type causes of action.
All of the causes of action alleged by MSGI, with the exception of the conversion cause of action remain, including claims for alter ego.
The other four causes of action were sustained with leave to amend.
The lawsuit, which was filed in the United States District Court Southern District of Florida, cites numerous causes of action related to the defendants' alleged unauthorized use of intellectual property belonging to SMLC, including license rights to Dr.
In each of these two cases the ELR gave way to statutorily created causes of action (F.
313 as clarifying "that private causes of action brought by private parties are contemplated and permitted.
As part of the termination of the Merger Agreement, each party agreed to pay his or its own costs and expenses, unless specifically agreed otherwise; and each party compromised and settled any causes of action or claims of any kind each had or may have had against the other under the Merger Agreement or by reason of its termination.
The law suit states six causes of action and seeks an unspecified amount of damages.
have amicably resolved the dispute between them pertaining to allegations of trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, patent infringement, copyright infringement and other causes of action raised in connection with litigation in Federal District Court in San Francisco, Civil Action No.
Friday, the court ruled that the Superior Court was erroneous in its previous dismissal and that the case, based on public nuisance, strict liability, negligence and fraud causes of action, would be reinstated.
The settlement will also resolve similar claims and causes of action asserted by the Liquidating Trustee in the Bankruptcy Court.
SAN ANTONIO -- On June 16, 2005, SecureInfo filed a 115-page amended complaint setting forth new causes of action based upon the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization Act (RICO), Common Law Fraud and Deceit, Conspiracy to Commit Fraud, Tortiuous Interference with Contract and Combination to Injure Reputation, Trade or Business in its lawsuit against Telos and Xacta.
The Court also affirmed the Appellate Division's order affirming the dismissal of all other causes of action.
Plaintiff's Complaint alleges causes of action under Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.