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A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy, and if successful, the court will ...


Plaintiff definition, a person who brings suit in a court (opposed to defendant). See more.


Define plaintiff: law : a person who sues another person or accuses another person of a crime in a court of law — plaintiff in a sentence.


The words plaintiff and defendant are both legal terms and are often confused. We will look at the meanings of the words plaintiff and defendant, as well as their  ...


Synonyms for plaintiff at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.


In a court case, the plaintiff is the person who starts a lawsuit, usually by filing a complaint or similar legal petition in the court. Starting a lawsuit may also be ...


In a courtroom, the plaintiff is the person or group who is accusing another person or group of some wrongdoing. If you're the plaintiff, you are claiming that a law ...


From Middle English plaintif, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French plaintif (“ complaining; as a noun, one who complains, a plaintiff”) from the verb plaindre.


Plaintiff. The party who sues in a civil action; a complainant; the prosecution—that is, a state or the United States representing the people—in a criminal case.


Plaintiff is the magazine for Northern California plaintiffs' attorneys. We support those who protect the individual's right of access to the civil justice system.