1 The payment was made to avoid threatened litigation.
2 More and more victims turn to litigation to redress wrongs done to them.
3 Most environmental litigation involves disputes with governmental agencies.
4 The threat of litigation can be a deciding factor in some business decisions.
5 He engaged in endless litigation against the media.
6 Some business disputes require litigation.
7 WHO said that court action needed to be handled cautiously, discipline and litigation could awaken public outrage, and advance both justice and health.
8 Still, a surge in litigation is likely, says Glen Lavy, a lawyer for a group that opposes gay marriage.
9 The main reason for this reluctance is the threat of litigation for defamation.
10 "If that doesn't happen, then bargaining positions could change very abruptly based on what happens in litigation, which is inherently unpredictable."
11 Adding Continental to the litigation against the largest U.S. automaker creates an alternative avenue for plaintiffs to seek damages because GM's 2009 bankruptcy reorganization may shield the carmaker from liability for the claims.
12 Many of these files contain sordid details about the personal lives of the litigants.