litigious litigious  /lɪ ˈtɪ dʒəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to litigation
  2. (adj) inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

Usage(s):

  1. Take that, litigious little creeps.
  2. Cruise was a notoriously litigious member of a notoriously litigious institution.
  3. He never studied for the bar, but in that lavishly litigious era he could hardly escape learning about it.

News

  1. The Nightmare on East 73rd Street Is Over: Pavia House Sells for $19.5 M.

    Vacant as the day it was born. Nearly two decades after George and Antonia Pavia signed a lease on their Upper East Side townhouse with notoriously litigious tenant James Couri, sparking years of legal wrangling and copious quantities of press, the couple's time at 18 East 73rd Street is finally coming to a close: they've signed a contract to sell the neo-Georgian brick townhouse for $19.5 ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

  2. Malpractice suits on the rise in county

    The number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Lancaster County last year hit a six-year high, and 2012 was the second most-litigious year on record — all at a time when malpractice lawsuits statewide plummeted.According to data from the Lancaster County Prothonotary and the Administrativ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

Quotes

  1. "The cost of London is significantly lower than the US," Furse said. "The US market is very litigious, in fact is remarkably litigious, and that just is not so in the UK"
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Clara Furse Source: Forbes

  2. "The commissioner will provide a low-cost non-litigious means of resolving disputes between landlords and tenants in retail shopping centres," Mr Ripper said.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Eric Ripper Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "If we are entering a more litigious age then anybody in public life from a media figure to fashion designer to politician - a high profile person - is vulnerable to such action," Clark said.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Helen Clark Source: Ninemsn

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