Definitions for "plaintiff"
The party which initiates a lawsuit.
One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; -- opposed to defendant.
The one who brings an action against another (the defendant); usually (but not always) named first in the citation of a case. Click here to go back to the glossary. If you entered from another page click your web browsers "back" button
Keywords:  subpoena, transcript
subpoena transcript
Keywords:  plaintive, see
See Plaintive.
Keywords:  fugitive, behalf, agent, acting
an agent acting on behalf of a fugitive
Keywords:  claimant, see
Keywords:  punch, list
Punch list
Keywords:  fan, cylinder, graduated, big
a big fan of a graduated cylinder
Keywords:  contexts, figure, purposes, public
a "public figure for all purposes and in all contexts" (i