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lawsuits, plural;
  1. A claim or dispute brought to a court of law for adjudication
    • - his lawyer filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles city

  1. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
  2. The Lawsuit is a comic opera in one act by composer Svetlana Nesterova. The opera uses a Russian libretto by Vera Kupriyanova and the composer which is based upon the story of the same name by Nikolai Gogol. ...
  3. In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution
  4. (Lawsuits) An average of 43,000 lawsuits are filed every day in the US. The US accounts for over 94% of all of the lawsuits filed in the world. ...
  5. The term for litigation after a complaint has been filed with the court.
  6. A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty which resulted in harm to the plaintiff.
  7. A civil action for relief that a party or their attorney files with a court.   A lawsuit can take the form of a “complaint”, “counterclaim” or “third party complaint”.
  8. A claim or cause of action instituted or pending between private persons or entities in a court of law. In order to properly commence a lawsuit, a complaint must be filed with the court and the defendant must be served or given a copy of the summons and complaint.
  9. A dispute between two people or entities that is decided in a court of law. Also called a suit.
  10. An action or proceeding in a civil court; term used for a suit or action between two private parties in a court of law.
  11. A dispute between two or more parties that has been referred to the court system by one of them.
  12. Action, between two (2) or more persons, real or artificial, taking place in civil court.
  13. A case in a court of law, an incriminating claim or complaint by one party against another. Prior and pending lawsuits are a contingent liability in an M&A transaction.
  14. A legal dispute brought to a court for a resolution. (see Action, Case)
  15. An action filed in state or federal court, whereby one party brings action against another for alleged civil wrongdoing. Must generally be filed by an attorney licensed by the bar in the state where the action is filed. ...
  16. A horrible occurrence, the mere threat of which should stop a committee from recommending any bill whatsoever.
  17. A popular designation of a legal proceeding between two parties in the courts, instituted by one party to compel another to do himself or herself justice, regardless of whether the action is based upon law or EQUITY.
  18. A civil action; a court proceeding to enforce a right (rather than to convict a criminal).
  19. an action between adversary parties
  20. Uniform worn by a police officer.
  21. n. a common term for a legal action by one person or entity against another person or entity, to be decided in a court of law, sometimes just called a "suit." The legal claims within a lawsuit are called "causes of action.
  22. A case before the court.