Doctors wishing to bring a civil case against an unsuccessful patient based on abuse of civil proceedings
must prove that the patient acted 'maliciously' and 'without reasonable and probable cause'.
However, it found that the Commission is not, as these companies claim, judge and party in its own cause in civil proceedings
, since the national courts are the only ones with competence to determine the existence of loss and the direct causal link between the behaviour and the loss suffered.
The civil proceedings
challenged in the ten applications lasted between 5 and 13 years despite the fact that they were not complicated.
Contrary to the intimation in Potier, the historical background does not support the proposition that all legal proceedings are necessarily either criminal or civil proceedings
The civil proceedings
in the Supreme Court are still in their infancy; today's court mention being only the second time the case has been in court.
During crossexamination by William Coker QC, Mr Coker said an initial compensation payment had been made but then civil proceedings
were launched on behalf of Mr Miller against South Wales Police.
The money has already been forfeited in civil proceedings
Thakrar has now revealed he intends to launch civil proceedings
against two prison workers at the maximum security Whitemoor Prison in Cambridgeshire, where he used to be held, because they had been "ignoring his needs".
India's stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has rejected an application from the firm's India branch to settle potential administrative or civil proceedings
arising from the case.
It is also expected that the developments would lead the United States to resume civil proceedings
filed against UBS AG in a Florida court last year.
California's new law represents the nation's first successful attempt to extend that right to such persons in civil proceedings
A breach of injunction is dealt with by way of civil proceedings
for contempt of court, which has a maximum two-year period of imprisonment.
Defence solicitor Gwyndaf Parri said Marsh was under stress due to civil proceedings
over her children.
After this period, with certain exceptions, an ex-offender is not normally obliged to mention their conviction when applying for a job or obtaining insurance, or when involved in criminal or civil proceedings
The firm has launched civil proceedings
against 100 people suspected of illegally uploading copyrighted works on behalf of Topware Interactive.