litigation litigation  /ˌlɪ tə ˈɡeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

Usage(s):

  1. Changes in litigation procedures are boosting momentum in the LPO trade.
  2. Though nearly $1 billion has vanished in litigation, damages and other costs, virtually nothing has been done to the Brio mess in the way of actual cleanup.
  3. According to a Bush era executive order, documents involved in pending litigation can't be reviewed for declassification.

News

  1. Global Litigation Legal Counsel

    This position is for a full-time Litigation Attorney within the Global Litigation, Strategy & Coordination, Litigation Information Group ("LIG") who will focus on global issues around identifying, harvesting, and preserving electronically stored information ("ESI") for litigation, agency investigations (both civil and criminal), regulatory and other legal matters.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  2. NuVasive to Raise Litigation Expense After Medtronic Royalty Rate Verdict

    NuVasive to Raise Litigation Expense After Medtronic Royalty Rate Verdict
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Northern California Trust Litigation Is Expanding, Says Hackard Law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackard Law attorneys regularly represent trustees and beneficiaries in probate litigation cases, including accountings, trustee removal and surcharge ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Fear of litigation alone cannot justify the city's reliance on race to the detriment of individuals who passed the examinations and qualified for promotions," wrote justice Anthony Kennedy for the court.
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Barton said he doesn't want to live in a country where that happens, citing our "due process system, where we go through hearings, in some cases court cases, litigation, and determine what those damages are and when those damages should be paid."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: NOLA.com

  3. In a statement, Cuomo said, "Taxpayers demand and deserve transparency and now they will finally get it. Bank of America chose litigation over transparency and we are gratified that this tactic has failed."
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: WBT

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