strike suit

Definition of "strike suit"
  1. A type of derivative lawsuit brought forth with no real claim but with the main motive of pressurizing the defendants to opt for an out-of-court settlement
How to use "strike suit" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff was accused of filing a strike suit to pressure the defendants into agreeing to a deal.
  2. Because of the growing number of strike suits, many companies are now opting for strategic defensive measures.
  3. Proving that a case is a strike suit can pave the way for its dismissal.

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