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direct-action law

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  • direct action — n 1: an action in which the plaintiff sues a person s insurer without first obtaining a judgment against the insured or joining the insured 2: a suit by a shareholder for an injury to himself or herself independent from any injury to the… …   Law dictionary

  • Direct action — Direct Di*rect , a. [L. directus, p. p. of dirigere to direct: cf. F. direct. See {Dress}, and cf. {Dirge}.] 1. Straight; not crooked, oblique, or circuitous; leading by the short or shortest way to a point or end; as, a direct line; direct means …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Direct action — For other uses, see Direct action (disambiguation). Direct action is activity undertaken by individuals, groups, or governments to achieve political, economic, or social goals outside of normal social/political channels. This can include… …   Wikipedia

  • Direct Action (trade union) — Part of a series on Organized labour …   Wikipedia

  • Direct Action Day — Dead and wounded after the Direct Action Day which developed into pitched battles as Muslim Hindu mobs attacked and killed each other across Calcutta in 1946, the year before independence Direct Action Day (Bengali: প্রত্যক্ষ সংগ্রাম দিবস) (16… …   Wikipedia

  • Direct action (military) — For other uses, see Direct action (disambiguation). In the context of military special operations, direct action (DA) consists of: Short duration strikes and other small scale offensive actions conducted as a special operation in hostile, denied …   Wikipedia

  • Direct-action lawsuit — A direct action lawsuit is brought directly against an insurance company for a wrong done by the insured. In a lawsuit that is not direct action, a plaintiff brings the claim against the insured, who actually wronged the plaintiff. Once judgment… …   Wikipedia

  • Direct Action Network — Part of the Politics series on Anarchism …   Wikipedia

  • Direct Action Anti-Authoritarians Collective — Part of the Politics series on Anarchism …   Wikipedia

  • direct action —    Political action outside the constitutional and legal framework of representative government, covering a huge variety of activities, many of which are militant but legal, although some of them are illegal or may be violent. It is essentially… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • direct — di·rect 1 vt 1: to order with authority the testator direct ed that the car go to his niece 2: to order entry of (a verdict) without jury consideration the court direct ed a verdict in favor of the defendant 3: to act …   Law dictionary


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