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ACTION
In the legal sense, a formal complaint or a suit brought in court.
ALSO SEE: WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION, MALICIOUS PROSECUTION, PERMANENT INJUNCTION, SURVIVAL STATUTES, STRICT LIABILITY, SURVIVAL ACTION, AMICUS CURIAE, SELF-DEFENSE, NEGLIGENCE, INJUNCTION, ALLEGATION, SUMMONS

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