bring an action against

See: lodge
References in classic literature ?
Let us out, you old fox, or I'll get him to bring an action against you for false imprisonment.
I mentally resolved to bring an action against Baedeker for false information.
Although the participants of the defined benefit plans did not bring an action against the employer, the employer intended to make similar payments to those plans.
secretary of labor authority to bring an action against nonfiduciaries based on their knowing participation in a fiduciary breach.
The provision is quite sweeping and provides that any person may bring an action against an institution for failing to comply with any requirements of the act or the implementing regulation.
OTCBB:ANTS), a developer of advanced technologies to accelerate online transaction processing, announced today that it received a letter, from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), that the SEC does not currently intend to bring an action against the Company.