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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.


In an interview with national broadcaster ZDF, Merkel said Germany allows plaintiffs to bundle lawsuits against financial companies and the same rights could ...


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


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 ...


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 ...


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.


The party that institutes a suit in a court. [Middle English plaintif, from Anglo- Norman pleintif, from Old French plaintif, aggrieved; see plaintive.] American ...


Aug 10, 2016 ... The terms "plaintiff" and "defendant" go back to medieval times, when English common law practices came into being. The term "plaintiff" comes ...

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