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lawsuit:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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in law, the violation of some duty clearly set by law, not by a specific agreement between two parties, as in breach of contract. When such a duty is breached, the injured party has the right to institute suit for compensatory damages.
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lawsuit

a proceeding in a court of law brought by one party against another, esp a civil action
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Like many Catholics, at the time of the injunction I was incensed by what I saw as an unconscionable intrusion by the civil courts into the internal affairs of the Catholic community.
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THE department of telecommunications ( DoT) has circulated a Cabinet note to confer upon the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( Trai) the powers of a civil court along with penal and enforcement powers so that it ensure compliance of telecom companies in addressing consumer complaints.
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MANAMA: The Sixth High Civil Court has ordered the insurance company to pay BD90,000 in compensation to the heirs of three of seven Bahraini pilgrims who died in Qassim, Saudi Arabia, when their bus crashed and exploded in a fireball on its way to Bahrain in March last year, reports our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.
As authorities freed more people facing decades-old charges of child molestation, victim claimants and their attorneys announced Monday that they would seek justice in civil court for those abused as children.