Election Of Remedies
election of remedies1 : the act of electing a remedy from those available for an injury
2 : the doctrine that a plaintiff who elects a remedy for his or her injury is barred from pursuing another remedy that is inconsistent with the one elected
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.