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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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The Canadian had filed a civil lawsuit asking the Russian to pay him Dh11 million.
When the Australian called up the Canadian and threatened to break his legs and those of his parents and brother in Lebanon if he did not drop the civil lawsuit.
This is because the civil lawsuit does by no means preclude the US Justice Department from pursuing criminal charges.
Numerous members filed two civil lawsuits alleging Alabama One and some of its employees concocted a straw loan scheme that defrauded members and benefited Tuscaloosa businessman Danny Ray Butler, the ACUA said.
2] Because many police pursuits result in accidents and injuries, agencies and officers become subjects of civil lawsuits.
Michael Gravlin is an experienced Chicago trial lawyer who has represented numerous injured victims in personal injury cases, including civil lawsuits against other nursing homes.
On the other hand, TechWing filed other civil lawsuit against Mirae Corporation because Mirae's handlers have been found out to use Techwing's patent technology which is the core technology of memory test handler, Temperature Control Technology.
The $50,000 judgment was the result of a civil lawsuit DIRECTV filed against Bounce Deuce for violations of several federal statutes, including the Cable Communications Act of 1984 (47 U.
Of the four victims in these cases, it was only Maria who lodged a civil compensation claim, in what is known under the Civil Procedures Law as a civil lawsuit, and won it.
11 decision grants Fleishman-Hillard's motion to dismiss Doug Dowie's civil lawsuit demanding the company pay his defense costs.
The order stems from the civil lawsuit following the 1989 grounding of the Exxon Valdez and was entered in federal district court in Anchorage, Alaska this morning.
In the power granted to it by the Sharia Court to represent the two children, DCP will lodge a civil lawsuit against the driver who caused the accident, the company for whom he works and the insurer of the car that caused the accident.