Difference between litigant and plaintiff
- (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation
The poor litigant will wait for the somnolescent process and leisurely pronouncement and the wealthy litigant will have his case speedily terminated.
A case involving an unrepresented litigant can take 2 or 3 times longer to complete than one where the parties are represented.
It indemnifies successful litigants for the cost of litigation.
- a person who brings an action in a court of law
The plaintiff had sued one member, Hunter, of a committee of the management of a hospital which had engaged him.
Federal law allows plaintiffs to collect up to $ 100, 000 per infringement.
The consecutive statements, allegations, and counterallegations made in turn by plaintiff and defendant, or prosecutor and accused, in a legal proceeding.