Origin of plaintiff
Examples from the Web for plaintiff
Other plaintiff companies include Stone River Management Co. and Dunstone Co. 9.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage|Abby Haglage|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
United States District Judge Nanette Laughrey ruled for the plaintiff, awarding her $450,0000.Why the Crisis in VA Hospitals Shames Our Country on Memorial Day|Jake Adelstein|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“While there have been well-documented rumors and cases filed, he was sued and the plaintiff lost the lawsuit,” he said.The NBA’s War With Donald Sterling Is Just Getting Started|Robert Silverman|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A plaintiff who does not receive resolution must take the case to the UN Security Council.
One key argument made by the plaintiff was that current limits on contributions represent an absurd limitation on speech.McCutcheon v. FEC: Big Money Fights Back at the Supreme Court|Ben Jacobs|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We find for the plaintiff, with damages three thousand pounds.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
Mr. Sergeant Talfourd was for plaintiff, and Mr. Sergeant Ludlow for defendant.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
They strenuously oppose the production of any of the evidence the plaintiff has offered.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
This is the essential question; for the object of a plaintiff is to obtain not judgment but payment or execution.A Leap in the Dark|A.V. Dicey
He removed the final f from bailiff, mastiff, plaintiff and pontiff, but left it in distaff.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Word Origin for plaintiff
c.1400, from Anglo-French pleintif (late 13c.), noun use of Old French plaintif "complaining; wretched, miserable," from plainte (see plaint). Identical with plaintive at first; the form that receded into legal usage retained the older -iff spelling.
The party that institutes a suit in a court. The person or entity the plaintiff sues is the defendant.