Litigation vs. Lawsuit

Litigation vs. Lawsuit — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Litigation and Lawsuit

Litigationverb

To prosecute or defend (a lawsuit or legal action); pursue (a legal case).

Lawsuitnoun

An action or proceeding other than a criminal prosecution brought in a court of law or equity.

Litigationverb

To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.

Lawsuitnoun

(legal) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.

The lawyer advised his client against filing a lawsuit as it would take a lot of time and money to resolve.

Litigationnoun

(legal) The conduct of a lawsuit.

There is ongoing litigation in this matter.This law firm is known for its litigation practice.That attorney has been chastised for his litigation behavior.

Lawsuitnoun

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
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Litigationnoun

a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights