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noun as in accuser

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Conventional wisdom holds that cleaning up a company’s environmental record is more expensive than paying fines, settling with plaintiffs, or dodging the liability altogether.

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Shalini Dogra, one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs, declined to say exactly what ingredients the lab tests revealed.

Another plaintiff, who works as a massage therapist, said his account was suspended for 42 days in early 2020 after he posted messages about the coronavirus pandemic.

The health care industry was among those that welcomed the changes, and in 2011, the legislature strengthened the state’s medical malpractice laws, making claims harder to file and capping what plaintiffs could collect.

In this case, a Justice Department lawyer, writing on Pence’s behalf, wrote that the interests of Gohmert and the other plaintiffs were not sufficiently opposed to Pence’s own — since they were seeking to expand his power — to justify a suit.

Officer Eddie Boyd then started beating plaintiff in the head and body by punching him over and over.

But the brain tumor plaintiff does not have to say what he would have done.

Other plaintiff companies include Stone River Management Co. and Dunstone Co. 9.

United States District Judge Nanette Laughrey ruled for the plaintiff, awarding her $450,0000.

“While there have been well-documented rumors and cases filed, he was sued and the plaintiff lost the lawsuit,” he said.

The Judge inquired if that was the sole object of the plaintiff, or was it not rather baiting with a sprat to catch a herring?

The issue in an action for defamation is not the character of the plaintiff, but the wrongfulness of the particular statement.

It is enough if the defendant induces an ill opinion to be held of the plaintiff, or to make him contemptible or ridiculous.

If the defendant attempt evasion or flight, the plaintiff shall take him by force.

Then: "Your Honor, the plaintiff desires to withdraw all charges at this time."


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plaintiff, such as: complainant, litigant, prosecutor, and suer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.