Legal Remedy Law & Legal Definition


A Legal remedy is the means by which a court of law enforces a right, imposes a penalty, or makes some other court order to impose its will. It is the way by which a Plaintiff may enforce his/her right and be compensated by a Defendant for an injury through a court of law. An injured party is seeking for an adequate compensation for his/her loss, Legal remedy means monetary award in a case where an injured party is seeking for an adequate compensation for his/her loss. Legal remedies in the form of monetary remedies are normally awarded for breach of contract, in personal injury cases, proven harassment in the workplace.