Usage examples for lawsuit

  1. Then there must be no lawsuit? – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  2. 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
  3. " 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. She had been very careful about the diamonds because of the lawsuit. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  10. There can be no more proper ending to all this weary lawsuit. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. If we should get into a lawsuit there would be no end of trouble, you know. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  16. 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
  17. 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
  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. 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
  20. 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