Definitions for "LITIGATION FRIEND"
Keywords:  pursue, friend, guardian, behalf, minor
see “Infant”. Usually a parent or close relative but can be a person allocated by the Court.
A minor or patient who wishes to bring or has an action brought against them must have a litigation friend to represent them
Any claimant under 18 years of age must have a 'Litigation Friend' to pursue the case on their behalf. Usually this will be the parent or guardian unless they themselves caused the injury or were negligent and in some way involved in the action.