A power search string to find the elements of a cause of action

December 22, 2010

From the Westlaw Reference AttorneysWestlaw tip: Looking for the elements of a cause of action? Sometimes the simplest concepts are the most difficult to find. It looks complicated, but this “power” search string does a pretty effective job at bringing back the elements of a cause of action. Try it out next time you need the elements to an action.

ELEMENTS PRIMA-FACIE (STATE +1 #A +4 CASE CLAIM) (NECESS! REQUIR! MUST +5 SHOW! PROVE PROOF DEMONSTRAT!) /10 (INTERFER! /5 PROSPECTIVE /5 BUSINESS CONTRACT).

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