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A civil suit initiated by a defendant to an action against the plaintiff or his attorney asserting that the original action was without reasonable or probable cause—i.e., ‘frivolous’—and motivated by malice—improper motive—or that the lawsuit ended in the favour of a physician who nonetheless suffered damage to his reputation, non-compensatory losses or other
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The butcher sued Lee for causing bodily harm, but despite making efforts, the carpenter could not countersue his unfaithful friend for adultery, because of a five-year statute of limitations.
Kessler said Comprehensive Environmental plans to countersue for slander and for filing "frivolous claims.
The Company believes that it has meritorious defenses to the action, intends to vigorously defend the action and countersue the City of Hope in the amount of $218,766 (plus costs and expenses) representing unpaid invoices for services rendered by the Company to the City of Hope.
OTC BB:E-REX) announced today that although it has not been served with any lawsuit by Gerry Wolff and Gerry Wolff and Associates, it will aggressively defend any such claim and countersue both Mr.
Perhaps everyone whose lives were affected by these two criminals will countersue those initiating this lawsuit and bring about the correct closure to this foolishness.