Associations to the word «Lawsuit»

Wiktionary

LAWSUIT, noun. (legal) 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.

Dictionary definition

LAWSUIT, noun. 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".

Wise words

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