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inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

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One is to impose one model, the litigious society model, on the whole world.
The prince is also among the most litigious people in Britain, rushing to the courts at the drop of a writ to shut up staff or anyone else who spills the beans about the absurdities of his Mad Hatter's tea party lifestyle.
My point is--don't blame the messenger (the public schools), blame the courts, our litigious society, unrealistic expectations from demanding parents, and the Congress for passing some of these ridiculous laws, i.
But the one I like the most is when he talked about the threat that lawyers pose to "small businesses" The line won loud applause, but, if you've ever run a small business, as I did here for 32 years, you know that your smallness is a lovely deterrent to the litigious.
One troubling result of these litigious fishing expeditions is a huge increase in liability insurance costs for long-term care facilities.
I declined, fearing phalanxes of litigious lawyers.
When Mata and a group of investors from Barcelona's Grupo Marsans took over from SEPI in October 2001, Aerolineas was bankrupt and most of its international flights were grounded for fear planes would be impounded by litigious foreign creditors.
There is little sign, "of the words smelling of the litigious lamp, of the scars of bitter theological battle, of rubbing in the noses of the vanquished, of haunting heresy, or of the West's twilight mood," that cast a pall over the Nicene creed today.
When it comes to medical malpractice suits, Japanese are not known to be as litigious as Americans.
Many people connected to the long term care industry feel that lawsuits are inevitable After all, we live in a litigious society, and it is in this environment that assisted living and nursing home facilities are faced with the challenge of improving lives.
In an increasingly litigious world, it is of paramount importance employers draw up an employment agreement before hiring, says Geoff Jeffery, a lawyer with Gatien-Braithwaite.
Darlington Primary Care Trust's courses range from how to avoid illness and injury at work to the implications of living in a litigious society.
The court held that the complaint alleging that a prison psychologist displayed immediate prejudice against the inmate, accused him of being highly litigious, and noted in records from counseling sessions that the inmate appeared to be manipulating the prison's mental health services for possible future litigation or immediate gratification, did not support claims for deliberate indifference.
In today's litigious environment, the ADAA is providing their membership with a valuable benefit.
CEOs, in particular, should be chastened by the news that yet another litigious lawyer could be on the way.