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a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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Partner Communications company Ltd.(NASDAQ: PTNR) said it was served with a lawsuit and a motion for the recognition of this lawsuit as a class action, filed against Partner on October 16, 2012 in the Central District Court.
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.
In another report on its website, RSF said that one lawsuit filed by the KDP, one of the two main parties in Kurdistan, sought "1 billion dollars in damages" from magazine Rojname.
In June of 2004, FFRF officials decided to attack the Bush faith-based initiative by filing a federal lawsuit challenging the creation of various faith-based offices at federal agencies and targeting the conferences.
In a second lawsuit, filed in February 2006, the state of Connecticut was accused of forcing psychiatric patients into nursing homes when community living would have provided more suitable alternatives.
LOUISVILLE, KY: A group of commercial property owners, real estate brokers and a national real estate investment firm filed a federal lawsuit here challenging "protectionist regulations and practices" instituted by the Kentucky Real Estate Commission in connection with the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate.
This article reviews the discovery process in a United States patent lawsuit, explains the general rules governing the discovery process, and provides steps that a company can take before it is involved in a patent case that minimizes the risk the company faces during discovery.
A 13-year-old scuba diver, firefighter cadet and kung fu student who filed a lawsuit against the Livingston Parish School Board in New Orleans in a first-of-its-kind case over its plans to segregate her middle school by sex won.
For instance, outsourcing jobs can lead to an employment practices liability lawsuit alleging discrimination and/or wrongful termination, and an expansion of products or services can increase a company's risk of an errors and omissions lawsuit.
The depressing results that are sure to follow from this ill-advised lawsuit will be equally unwelcome.
Like virtually all case law related to law enforcement use of force, Brosseau was a civil rights lawsuit brought by Kenneth Haugen against Officer Rochelle Brosseau of the Puyallup, Washington, Police Department.
Yet some physicians practice year in and year out without ever being slapped with a lawsuit. Who are these people?
A JUDGE'S RULING IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE of Technology has set off an alarm in higher education.