In practice. A case prepared by the party against whom a verdict has been given, upon which to move the court to set aside the verdict and grant a new trial. 3. A form of action which lies to recover damages for injuries for which the more an cient forms of action will not lie. Steph. PI. 15. An abbreviated form of the title "trespass on the case," q. v. Munal v. Brown (C. C.) 70 Fed 908.
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