Usage examples for lawsuit

  1. It is now nearly twenty years since this happened, and more than five since I left the whites' settlements, which I might probably never have visited again, had I not been called on as a witness in a lawsuit that was pending in Kentucky and which, I really believe, would never have been settled, had I not come forward, and established the beginning of a certain boundary line. – The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman by Uncle Philip
  2. Nearly a million of dollars was once expended in England, during the progress of a single lawsuit. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  3. She had been very careful about the diamonds because of the lawsuit. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  4. " Mrs Dinkman, I-" " Get behind that lawnmower, young man, if you don't want to be involved in a lawsuit." – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  5. Then home and dined with my wife when in came Mr. Hawly newly come from shipboard from his master, and brought me a letter of direction what to do in his lawsuit with Squib about his house and office. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  6. I then recalled an episode between old man Barlow and Martin, the garage man, some years ago, when they had a lawsuit over a land boundary. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  7. Then there must be no lawsuit? – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  8. In 1836, during his lawsuit with the Revue de Paris, he certainly spoke on the subject with no doubtful voice: " Even if my name sounds too well in certain ears, even if it is envied by those who are not pleased with their own, I cannot give it up. – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  9. If we should get into a lawsuit there would be no end of trouble, you know. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  10. There can be no more proper ending to all this weary lawsuit. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  11. And I learnt from the legal records and old newspapers that there was a lawsuit threatened, and at least begun, by one Green against the Duke of Exmoor. – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  12. The lawsuit as usual exposed to public curiosity many things both would have preferred to keep secret, and was a pitiful finish generally to what promised to be a most congenial alliance. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  13. I was foolish enough to invest in the Landmark Building, and now I'm likely to lose it all in a lawsuit. – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  14. I suppose your Grace thinks that a few words will set forth what has been a lawsuit between us now for four years, and between the town and my family for sixty- three. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  15. Why then again he said that we were cousins; that I had no nearer cousin anywhere, and that he would be good to me and help me, and that the lawsuit should not go on. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  16. Yes, I alluded to the lawsuit, Cajetan, for I am afraid I did not decide it, but made it only more complicated. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  17. A lawsuit is like an ill- managed dispute, in which the first object is soon out of sight, and the parties end upon a matter wholly foreign to that on which they began. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  18. I am sure of it, for I was concerned in a lawsuit of the late lord's twenty years ago. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  19. With a wholesome horror of the legal tedium of the profession to which he belonged, and startled at the prospect a lawsuit opened out, the old man sank back in his chair, and, for the moment completely taken aback, stared at his verbal assailant. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  20. And if a lawsuit is unavoidable, he will be perfectly willing to advance the necessary funds. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau