lawsuit noun

VERB + LAWSUIT bring, file, issue A lawsuit has been filed against the company. | be involved in, pursue | drop They have agreed to drop their lawsuit against the Dutch company. | be faced with, face The company now faces several lawsuits over its failure to protect its employees. | defend She plans to defend the lawsuit vigorously. | win | lose | settle The two companies have settled the lawsuit.

PREP. in a/the ~ They are seeking damages in a lawsuit. | ~ against a lawsuit against her former husband | ~ over a lawsuit over a disputed estate