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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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Once it is clear that a litigation matter is finished (e.g., the settlement agreement has been signed by all parties or the applicable appeal period has expired), the focus of in-house counsel should fall to "tying up loose ends." Outside counsel certainly can and should take the lead in completing these tasks, but in-house counsel should confirm that these steps have been completed and may need to act internally to do so.
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Goldston claims that public interest litigation (PIL) is a post-Communist phenomenon.
The newsletter is designed to offer updates on litigation related to the full range of natural disasters and was launched to fill the information void concerning litigation related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The ultimate goal of a litigation group is to facilitate information-sharing among members, allowing them to accept cases that might otherwise be too complex or costly, cut down on the time and expense of preparing a case for trial, anticipate likely defenses, and structure their discovery and legal arguments to bring a favorable verdict or settlement.