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recover

v. to receive a money judgment in a lawsuit.

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recover

to gain something by the judgment of a court of law or to succeed in a lawsuit.
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Kenseth: The Tax Court held in Kenseth (15) that contingent attorneys' fees recovered by a plaintiff in an opt-in class action were includible in gross income, notwithstanding the fact that recovering class members had very little control over disbursement of the settlement funds.
Too bad the USDA and industry don't have a similar success rate when it comes to recovering recalled meat product.
Accordingly, it appears that under REBNY form paragraph 19, a landlord will not be precluded from recovering legal fees merely because he does not prevail in all respects, if the tenant prevails only in relatively insignificant respects.
Therefore, in the past, the prospect of recovering attorneys' fees created an arguably needed incentive for litigants primarily interested in obtaining non-monetary relief, such as reinstatement to their jobs or declaratory or injunctive relief.
Karachi Company police arrested Khuram for having 350 gram hashish and Golra police held Zulfiqar, Zermeen Masih and Zahid Khan besides recovering 160 gram heroin, 1.30 kilogram hashish and one 30 bore pistol from them respectively.
Kohsar Police arrested two bootleggers identified as Muhammad Tasleem and Qaisar Shahzad besides recovering 56 wine bottles from their possession.