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litigation

(lĭt″ĭ-gā′shŭn) [L. litigatio, dispute, lawsuit]
A lawsuit or legal action that determines the legal rights and remedies of the person or party.
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Companies that do well are those that know whether or not they are willing and able to litigate a contested issue.
If the rules are inefficient, then there will be an incentive for one of the disputants to litigate until the rule is overturned.
litigated or settled; for each of Supplement's strategies, litigate and settle, Vitamin paid a lower fine if it settled.
Until we have a way to litigate that when it goes wrong, you don't have equilibrium.
Shapiro Brown argued that Matthews could not litigate pro se as a trustee in liquidation on behalf of Farmville.
4251 Federal communications excise tax on long-distance calls, and will to continue to litigate the issue.
It's not surprising that she was enlisted to litigate for former Vice President Al Gore after the 2000 election.
Other corporations litigate endlessly to resist changing work environments that are obviously dangerous, she charges.
As part of its widespread campaign to enforce copyright compliance, Adobe has partnered with anti-piracy organizations such as the Business Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) and the Software Publisher's Association (www.spa.org) to investigate and litigate against end-user and reseller companies.
On appeal, the trial court's ruling was affirmed, albeit on slightly narrower grounds; and while the DOJ has continued to litigate the case, encryption-policy mavens inside the government know that the feds were not necessarily going to prevail.
Knowing when and which cases of premium fraud to litigate can help insurers avoid lengthy and expensive trials.
The role of the defense team in defending high-damage litigation is not merely to practice law, litigate, or undertake discovery.