inadequate remedy at law

inadequate remedy at law
A remedy which, although available at law, is not plain, clear and certain, prompt or speedy, sufficient, full and complete, practical, efficient to the attainment of the ends of justice, and final. 27 Am J2d Equity § 94. A remedy which is circuitous or doubtful, or is not as plain, complete, and efficient as an equitable remedy. 49 Am J1st Spec Per § 11. Specifically, a remedy limited to compensatory damages which under the circumstances of the case does not do complete justice between the parties. 49 Am J1st Spec Per § 10.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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