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sue

1. To initiate legal action.
2. To make a petition or pleading to the court.
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The second element requires that a reasonable connection exist between the contents of the accountant's misrepresentations and the action the suing party took by relying on them.
Lawrence Graham, lawyers representing Princess Diana's estate, suing Etoile Limousines and its head Nils Siegel - owners of the crashed Mercedes 280s - their motor and public liability insurers, Henri Paul's estate, the bosses of the Ritz Hotel, their business insurers and Mohamed Al Fayed for compensation.
The people who were suing were sick, and the companies being sued were at fault because they knew about the hazards of asbestos, but failed to warn people.
With his current legal battle, one of the obstacles faced by Kaufman's attorneys is that, surprisingly, New York State has not had a single case involving a property owner suing an association to enforce regulations.
The cases ranged from suing car dealerships for false advertisement to finding minor technical violations of the Automotive Repair Act.
Specifically, the aspect of ERISA that relates to liability preempts state law, thereby prohibiting a member of an ERISA protected employer-sponsored health benefit plan from suing for damages.
This September a New Jersey court ruled in favor of class-action lawyers suing Thorn PLC (formerly half of the Thorn EMI music group), the British parent of the Rent-a-Center chain, in a case that Thom says might cost it $120 million.
A New York broker who was prevented from suing for a commission in New Jersey can sue in New York an Appellate Division court ruled last month.
Suing, especially before the vote, could be a difficult undertaking because state law provides strong support for LAFCO.
Indeed, the EPA even forked over $150,000 to the NRDC to help defray the cost of the group's legal fees for suing the agency.