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Word: litigation

Definition: lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate


Sentences Containing 'litigation'

A bill of particulars may be used in either criminal defense or in civil litigation.
After 12 years of litigation the District Court of Delaware ruled in favor of Johnson and Johnson, declaring that the Palmaz patents have been infringed.
After extensive litigation with competing applications, the initial Construction Permit was issued in 1981.
And, by closing warranty gaps, building owners also virtually eliminate litigation claims.
As a result of that litigation and several subsequent lawsuits, she gained access to hundreds of thousands of confidential PBM documents.
As district judge she created the Complex Litigation Division.
Babbitt took a job as chief counsel of the environmental litigation department of Latham Watkins, an international law firm, after leaving the Department of Interior.
Barratry is the "stirring up" of litigation by inducing individuals or organizations to sue when they otherwise would not.
Because the courts have entertained such litigation, some companies have specifically banned the conduct in their terms and conditions statements.
BRG offers healthcare and life sciences industry expertise and focuses on investigation, litigation, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance.
Bunk v. Birkart", a litigation that resulted in a $13 million settlement with the U.S. government.
Doubt would shield the tobacco industry from litigation and regulation for decades to come."
During his legal career, Barron served as a consultant to the litigation boutique firm of Watson Renner, in Washington, DC.
Fear of the resulting litigation that often targets the architect can drive architects to absent themselves from the hurly-burly of the construction process.
Fourteen firefighters received disciplinary fines as a result. Investigations and litigation.
Furthermore, Harlan considered litigation conduct, which does not enjoy the same strong constitutional protection as speech.
Government legal experts had cautioned that such an apology would set a bad precedent and could spark litigation.
Grassroots efforts and litigation have managed to postpone the proposed expansion yet.
He has 21 years of experience on litigation in civil and environmental causes, both in state and federal courts of law.
He is heavily involved in commercial litigation and is cited regularly by "Chambers Global" and "Asia Pacific Legal 500" as one of Singapore's top lawyers.
He served as head of the Litigation and Arbitration Department at Herbert Smith from 1995 to 1998.
He specializes in insolvency, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
He then passed the New York Bar Exams and joined Sullivan Cromwell as a litigation associate.
His practice involves complex litigation and class actions.
It continues to run, managed by Amrohi's son, Tajdar Amrohi; despite 2010 news reports of it being sold, and continued litigation thereafter.
It is the responsibility of the writer to use language that is ethical for the purpose of avoiding litigation.
Joseph continued the legal battle, until Michael suggested that they simply change the name of the act to "The Jacksons" and end the litigation.
Later, construction was stalled due to litigation resulting from the land acquisition.
Litigation, too, he said, was protected.
One solution has been through the use of a preliminary injunction which preserves the status quo while the litigation proceeds.
Previously, he was an associate at the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer Murphy in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was a member of the Business Financial Institutions Litigation Group.
Prior to teaching, he was an associate in the litigation department at Debevoise Plimpton, where he also coordinated the firm's pro bono cases.
The bank also announced that it has not admitted any liability and is settling to avoid further litigation with its cardholders.
The damages awarded for the Palmaz patents were the largest ever in patent litigation history.
The firm focuses its practice on litigation, including state and federal criminal defense.
The head lawyer for the NAACP, Martin A. Martin, did not allow the CRC to participate in the litigation directly.
The injunction to disconnect was upheld in June 2003 by the decision in In re Aimster Copyright Litigation of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The litigation also involves the Commonwealth Bank, Macquarie Bank and the Bank of Queensland.
The NFLPA appealed the judgment in February 2009, but eventually settled the case without further litigation.
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Montana represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.
The years of litigation that followed culminated in Mohun calling Hamilton out.
These assets would later be considered in litigation of property rights within the church.
This litigation was initiated by Ms. Sanders in 1968.
This practice is the subject of ongoing litigation and debate among persons familiar with securities markets.
This sale was afterwards made the subject of much litigation by Colepeper.
Thornhill practices in the areas of Business, Insurance, and Personal Injury litigation.
When restored, the Clanricarde estates were heavily in debt and a great deal of litigation was on-going between the interested parties.
While he refused to accept the holding of the Holy Synod, he also refused to participate in intra-church litigation.
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