vexatious litigation

Definition of "vexatious litigation"
  1. A meritless lawsuit brought to cause annoyance or embarrassment and impose legal expenses on the defendant, which may also result in a claim of malicious prosecution against the plaintiff
How to use "vexatious litigation" in a sentence
  1. The defendant argued that the lawsuit was nothing more than vexatious litigation.
  2. Filing multiple lawsuits for inappropriate reasons could be seen as vexatious litigation.
  3. Continuing with a case even after knowing it lacks grounds can fall under vexatious litigation.

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