lawsuit

lawsuit: see procedure; tort.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on lawsuit from Fact Monster:

  • procedure - procedure procedure, in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article ...
  • smoking: Legal Battles - Legal Battles In the mid- and late 1990s the tobacco industry in the United States faced grave ...
  • Casey Martin - Casey Martin Born: June 2, 1972 Golfer suffers from a birth defect in his right leg known as ...
  • Harry Potter: Busy Times - Busy Times for Harry Potter A Movie, a Lawsuit, and a Lot of Hungry Readers by Holly Hartman This ...
  • class action - class action class action, in law, a device that permits one or more persons to sue or be sued as ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Legal Terms and Concepts