civil suit

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Noun1.civil suit - a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Padak, the credit union's board members, chief executives, vice presidents and Longust were named as defendants in the civil suit, which caught the interest of FBI investigators.
LARNACA DISTRICT criminal court has decided to expand a decree freezing all of Akis Lefkaritis' assets, pending a civil suit filed against him by a 15-year-old girl for sexual harassment.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM)(LSE: TYT)(TYO: 7203), a Japan-based automaker, has agreed to pay USD16m to settle a civil suit with the Orange County District Attorney.
State Department has said that India is not a party to the civil suit filed in the Eastern District Court of New York in connection with a reported move to grant immunity for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and two of its former chiefs in a civil case of wrongful death filed by U.
Summary: Firm denies Reuters reports that US prosecutors have filed a civil suit
An appeal of the judge's ruling in the federal civil suit between American International Group Inc.
Summary: The family of the famous Egyptian businessman Hisham Talat, accused of killing the late Lebanese artist Suzan Tamim has offered to pay the family of the late artist USD7 million to drop their civil suit against him
Civil Suit in CNMI Against Pfaff and Larson Will Continue
Palermo, the Clark University officer honored yesterday by the Police Department for chasing down a suspect who is accused of trying to lure two college students into his car, filed a civil suit in January against the suspect in the case.
Meanwhile, the civil suit against the cemetery has restricted any changes to the grounds.
Forty-two Philippine journalists plan to file a civil suit against the husband of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as early as next week, their lawyer said Wednesday.
The prosecutor added that it was possible that the criminal could try to penalize the homeowner with a civil suit, but he didn't think that the criminal could win such a case, reported WBAY channel 2 (Green Bay, Wis.