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litigation

1. the act or process of bringing or contesting a legal action in court
2. a judicial proceeding or contest
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Firms in New Hampshire that emphasize a high-tech approach to business litigation have been able to successfully litigate with much larger firms all over the United States, while billing clients at far lower rates than larger, more traditional firms.
To be more precise, you must know whether or not your company is willing and able to litigate any significant issue that LMSB may raise.
Career Highlights: Wickliff litigates a wide range of employment and labor issues, including class actions and multiple plaintiff lawsuits.
Thus, given the pay-offs (fines) in this game, and assuming the game is played only once, no rational player would ever litigate.
We will litigate the issues raised by the claim - those issues have never been addressed.
Brand name drug companies often find it more lucrative to litigate than to innovate.
The court held, inter alia, that the doctrine of collateral estoppel precluded the plaintiff from relitigating an issue which had previously been decided against the plaintiff in a proceeding in which the plaintiff had a fair opportunity to fully litigate the issue.
Young: I devote 90 to 95 percent of my practice to litigate against HMOs.
Knowing when and which cases of premium fraud to litigate can help insurers avoid lengthy and expensive trials.
Although the ABA calls loser-pays a "tax on the right to litigate," it could just as easily be called a subsidy for litigating in a rightful cause.
There are tremendous opportunities to help clients across the country manage and litigate their environmental claims," Askman said.