involuntary dismissal

Definition of "involuntary dismissal"
  1. It denotes a court's decision to abruptly terminate a case due to the plaintiff's negligence in pursuing it
How to use "involuntary dismissal" in a sentence
  1. The judge ordered an involuntary dismissal after the plaintiff missed several scheduled court dates.
  2. In case of repetitive failure to present evidence, a case may end in involuntary dismissal.
  3. Due to lack of progress, the court was left with no choice but to rule an involuntary dismissal.

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