Example sentences for: plaintiff

How can you use “plaintiff” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their plaintiff is "upbeat" (ABC's This Week With Sam and Cokie ) and "the rule of law is alive and well" (CBS's Face the Nation ). With the president's men falling silent (a deliberate strategy, said George Stephanopoulos on This Week ), the liberal pundits made the case against Jones: She has become a "pitiful pawn" (Al Hunt, CNN's Capital Gang ) of the wacko right, who are "making hay" (Steve Roberts, CNN's Late Edition ) and "diminishing the presidency" (Mark Shields, NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ) by dredging up Clinton's dirty laundry.

  • In the history of tobacco litigation, only one plaintiff had ever been awarded any damages, and those were compensatory rather than punitive.

  • One passage in Herbert's account vividly demonstrates arrogance in blue: When, in open court, the NYPD cop accused of body slamming the plaintiff was asked to demonstrate his actions, he did the same thing again full force to a lawyer.

  • Save for one Florida jury, whenever juries have been asked whether the tobacco industry is liable for a smoker's health problems, they've decided that the plaintiff knew what the risks were and chose to ignore them.

  • New York is also paying more to settle lawsuits claiming false arrest--a median amount of $12,500 per plaintiff for the first four months of this year, up from a 1998 figure of $8,000.

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