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The most litigious in the Northwell system during that time was Long Island Jewish Medical Center, which filed a total of 2,011 court actions, with more than a quarter of those pursued last year, the research showed.
SOME HOSPITALS KEPT SUING PATIENTS OVER MEDICAL DEBT THROUGH THE PANDEMICBY JENNY DEAMJUNE 14, 2021PROPUBLICA
This child of Nigerian immigrants has acquired this country’s litigious spirit, and he pressed his case for nominal damages.
CAMPUS SPEECH RULES ARE HURTING STUDENTS. THEY DESERVE RECOMPENSE — EVEN IF IT’S JUST $1.GEORGE WILLMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fitzwilliam was a man of hasty temper, Fitton was said to be vain-glorious and was certainly quarrelsome and litigious.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
When any litigious suits fell out, he would always stop them and prevent people's going to law.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Writing about law makes one litigious; so I seize this opportunity for making a few observations on American claims.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
But they are judges of the first instance for every kind of litigious or criminal cases.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 14931898, VOLUME XXXVI, 16491666VARIOUS
Other claims have been personal or litigious; these are historic.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME XI (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
This is summed up in the statement that the English accepts the 'litigious' and the French the 'inquisitorial' system.
THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
Whatever the laws may be, they seem to give perfect satisfaction to the inhabitants, who cannot be called a litigious race.
A JOURNEY TO KATMANDULAURENCE OLIPHANT
Wherever they appeared, we are told, countless litigious disputes sprang up.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
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WORDS RELATED TO LITIGIOUS

  • belligerent
  • combative
  • contentious
  • contrary
  • controversial
  • disputatious
  • eristic
  • factious
  • fire-eating
  • having a chip on one's shoulder
  • litigious
  • opinionated
  • polemical
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • salty
  • scrappy
  • spiky
  • touchy
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