Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand), also known as a claimant or complainant, is the term used in some jurisdictions for the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy, and if successful, the court will issue judgment in favor of the plaintiff and make the appropriate cou...
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plaintiff

The injured party in a civil case.
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Plaintiff

• (a.) See Plaintive. • (n.) One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; -- opposed to defendant.
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plaintiff

(from the article `procedural law`) The summons or analogous document commands the defendant to respond to the complaint within a specified number of days after its service. In ... Whereas in civil proceedings it is generally the plaintiff who has the burden of proof for facts supporting a claim, unless this burden has been ... ...pr...
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plaintiff

complainant noun a person who brings an action in a court of law
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Plaintiff

Plain'tiff adjective See Plaintive . [ Obsolete] Prior.
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Plaintiff

Plain'tiff noun [ French plaintif making complaint, plaintive; in Old French equiv. to plaignant complainant, prosecutor, from plaindre . See Plaint , and confer Plaintive .] (Law) One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to...
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Plaintiff

A party who initiates a civil action.
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Plaintiff

A person bringing an action.
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Plaintiff

A person who brings a lawsuit against someone else in a court of law
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Plaintiff

A person who brings an action, the party who complains or sues in a personal action and is so named
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Plaintiff

An injured or aggrieved person making a claim under civil law. See Claimant.
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plaintiff

In law, a person who brings a civil action in a court of law seeking relief (for example, damages). ...
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plaintiff

In law, a person who brings a civil action in a court of law seeking relief (for example, damages)
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plaintiff

n. the party who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint with the clerk of the court against the defendant(s) demanding damages, performance and/or court determination of rights.
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Plaintiff

n.He is a person who starts court action by filing a complaint with the clerk of the court against the defendants and seeks compensation from the court for damages to his rights.
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plaintiff

Person, corporation, legal entity, etc., initiating a civil lawsuit. Also called complainant or petitioner.
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Plaintiff

see CLAIMANT
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plaintiff

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plaintiff

the party bringing a civil action
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Plaintiff

The person who filed the lawsuit. In ADA litigation, the plaintiff is almost always a person with a disability.
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Plaintiff

The person who initiates a lawsuit. The person who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint is called the plaintiff. When the document that initiates a lawsuit is called a petition rather than a complaint, the initiating person is usually referred to as the petitioner rather than the plaintiff.
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Plaintiff

The person, corporation, or other legal entity that initiates a lawsuit seeking damages, enforcement of a contract, or a court determination of rights. In certain states and for some types of lawsuits, the term petitioner is used instead of plaintiff.
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plaintiff

The person, people or entity, which files a lawsuit.
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Plaintiff

The person/business/organization/agency that files the complaint in a civil lawsuit. Also called the complainant.
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