1 The plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence for failing to wear a crash helmet.
2 The burden of proof lay on the plaintiff to prove negligence.
3 The case's plaintiff is a Chicago community activist who says he needs a handgun to protect himself from gangs.
4 Some jurors even embraced the residents and congratulated lead plaintiffs' attorney George Chandler after the proceedings.
5 Gary Near, a San Francisco attorney representing the plaintiffs, said the airlines have precise records of who should get refunds.
6 Libel plaintiffs are virtually obliged to go into the witness box.
7 Very few of these cases involve plaintiffs afflicted with legitimate disabilities as most of us understand the term.
8 You see, empathy is a code word for favoring criminal defendants, plaintiffs, labor and other groups which happen to match up with the liberal policy agenda.
9 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.