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Synonyms for litigate

to institute or subject to legal proceedings

Synonyms for litigate

engage in legal proceedings

institute legal proceedings against

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"We have no option than to litigate these matters before court CLAIRE MCKEEGAN high court yesterday
But under the law - to be debated in the House of Commons today - inventors may have to travel to England or abroad to "I can foresee problems If we have to go down south to litigate, it puts added pressure on finances ALISON GRIEVE THE nation that gave the world TV, penicillin and telephones could see its inventors of the future stymied by new EU laws.
Balaam, 953 S.W.2d at 480 ('The [Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgments] Recognition Act precludes a judgment debtor from collaterally attacking a foreign judgment where an issue was litigated before a foreign court or the party was given the opportunity to litigate the issue before that court.
Firms in New Hampshire that emphasize a high-tech approach to business litigation have been able to successfully litigate with much larger firms all over the United States, while billing clients at far lower rates than larger, more traditional firms.
To be more precise, you must know whether or not your company is willing and able to litigate any significant issue that LMSB may raise.
Mandelson said that he has always said that the EU wants to negotiate a settlement, not litigate one, Reuters reported.
To understand why, he need only compare the qualifications of most of these lawyers with the qualifications truly needed to litigate these cases.
The district court dismissed the action, finding that the prisoners could not litigate jointly in forma pauperis.
In the first part of the game, the decision to litigate is modeled as a two-person, lion-cooperative, simultaneous-move game in which the disputants determine whether it is in their best interest to litigate or to pursue an out-of-court settlement.
It also assumes that the probability of discovery and successful prosecution without the confession and assistance of one of the defendants is 0.1; thus the model assigns a fine of $15 if both defendants decide to litigate the case.
"Brand name drug companies often find it more lucrative to litigate than to innovate."
The court held, inter alia, that the doctrine of collateral estoppel precluded the plaintiff from relitigating an issue which had previously been decided against the plaintiff in a proceeding in which the plaintiff had a fair opportunity to fully litigate the issue.
"The time the Napster litigation bought the labels has run out and the grim reality is that Napster's audience is beginning to be fragmented across many services, which will be very difficult, if not impossible, to litigate against in the same way," said Mark Mooradian, vice president and senior analyst, Jupiter Media Metrix.
The parties to a lawsuit and their attorneys are subject to the authority of the court in which they litigate. Generally, they must comply with court rules, specific orders issued by the judge, and state or federal laws that apply to plaintiffs and defendants.
Young: I devote 90 to 95 percent of my practice to litigate against HMOs.