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lawsuit

Law & medicine An action in which one party, a plaintiff, seeks a remedy for a wrong allegedly committed by another–eg, defendant. See Class action lawsuit, Parasitic lawsuit, Qui tamlawsuit.
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1) Instead of keeping this dispute "within the family", Marc turned to the civil courts for relief.
UEFA have told Sion they are wasting their time trying to use a civil court to get back into the Europa League at the expense of Celtic.
This is an extremely important decision as the Civil Court declined to follow the 'Landaverde' rule, based on both the facts of the case and the law, recognizing that there are fundamental differences between notices to cure and notices of termination, and "Golub" notices, which were not addressed by the Court of Appeals holding in 'Landaverde'" said Pensabene.
eLaw(R) covers the New York Supreme Civil Court dockets across 13 counties: the Bronx, Dutchess, Erie, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester; New York City Civil; and New York Southern and Eastern Bankruptcy Courts and New York County - City Civil Court.
Munde had approached the city civil court after the MCA had disqualified him while saying that he was not a resident of Mumbai.
Seeking higher compensation, the plaintiff took the case to the RAK Civil Court of Appeal -- presided over by Chief Judge Shukri Al Akhdar -- who increased the compensation amount by an extra Dh100,000.
Dubai: Judge Ahmad Abdul Mohsen Sheeha strongly encourages rape victims to take their attackers to civil courts.
They have also asked Vaud prosecutors to launch a criminal probe against UEFA for ignoring the civil court.
His Majesty also appointed as Lower Civil Court judges Msai Sami Hussain Matar, Ahmed Saed Abdulnabi Dhaif, Isa Abduljalil Al Sayegh, Ibrahim Saleh Ibrahim Al Jassim, Badr Abdullatif Mohammed Al Abdulla, Jassim Mohammed Jassim Al Jabn, Waleed Khalid Hassan Al Azmi, Abdulla Mohammed Ali Abul, Ahmed Abdulrazzak Al Siddiqi, Ibrahim Salman Mohammed Al Jafn, Rashid Abdullatif Al Sahhaf, Jassim Mohammed Jassim Al Ajlan, Hussain Abbas Ali Abbas, Nawaf Yusif Abdulrahman Al Mannai and Noora Khalid Al Midfaa.
Khalid Hassan Ali Ajaji, Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al Grinis, Mubarak Ahmed Abdulla Al hajji and Nasser Mohammed Nasser Al Mubarak have been appointed as Puisne Justices at the Supreme Civil Court of Appeal.
Judge John Doyle, who was in a Palmdale civil court, is moving to Lancaster to preside over a misdemeanor calendar court.
In this case, the Appellate Division ruled that the Civil Court and the Appellate Term were both mistaken in treating the cooperative corporation and the Scharfs as if the impracticality of the proposed repairs were their fault.