n. one who brings a suit in civil law against a defendant; accuser
The case's plaintiff is a Chicago community activist who says he needs a handgun to protect himself from gangs.
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.
Sentence in Classic:
The particulars of that matter will not be set forth in documentary form, but only through process of myself acting as plaintiff and petitioner, and producing none but ocular evidence.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Ultimately the defendants (the crew of another ship) came up with the whale, struck, killed, seized, and finally appropriated it before the very eyes of the plaintiffs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context