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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 State of New Hampshire has filed two lawsuits in Superior Court against 3M, DuPont, the Chemours Company as well as Chemguard Inc., Tyco Fire Products LP, Buckeye Fire Equipment Company, Kidde-Fenwal Inc., and National Foam Inc.
Though the lawsuits refer to different trade secrets, there are many similarities. The common allegation is taking away sensitive information prior to leaving the company and joining rivals who are making similar vehicles.
A lawyer for Sheeran and other defendants said in a letter to the judge in the original lawsuit that he will seek to have both lawsuits tossed out.
Partner Communications Company Ltd (Nasdaq:PTNR) (TASE:PTNR), an Israeli communications operator, announced on Thursday the receipt of two lawsuits and motions for the recognition of these lawsuits as class actions that were filed against Partner.
Instead, they wanted him to do the procedures in the hospital, to generate more money for McKenzie-Willamette, the lawsuit alleges.
In August 2014, AT&T filed a lawsuit against Cox Communications alleging that Cox had infringed on seven of AT&T's patents related to DVR and telephone technology.
Abu Dhabi: The number of lawsuits filed against the Abu Dhabi government in the last four years stood at 3,907, official statistics have revealed.
Thrash said that he plans to file lawsuits against other food producers, but declined to name the companies.
As of December 7, the FDIC has filed 23 lawsuits this year--compared with 16 in 2011 and two in 2010.
subsidiaries filed suit against the NFL and other insurance companies on Tuesday, in an effort to avoid paying the league's defense costs in the concussion lawsuits. This lawsuit comes just one week after the NFL sued more than 30 insurers in an attempt to force them to cover the defense costs.
But over the past 10 years a new, unregulated lawsuit loan industry has quietly gained a foothold in American civil justice.