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a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action

set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

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Dissatisfied with the lower court's ruling, the trustees in the appeal prayed the appellate court to set aside the entire ruling of the lower court made on January 23, dismissing the appellant's counter-claim filed on June 8, 2017, in the suit delineated M/5/2009.
Meanwhile, Atiku, in a counter-claim filed through his lawyer, Mr.
Judge Datuk Akhtar Tahir dismissed Mohamed Azmin's counter-claim with costs of RM3,000 after finding there was no cause of action against Puncak Niaga.
Later that very day, the IAS judge signed the plaintiff's proposed order calling for the entry of judgment in a specified amount on the first counter-claim, and severing the remaining counter-claim for attorney's fees.
In January 2014 Anthony Barrett published a public interest report in which he said the council acted unlawfully in underwriting Mr James' counter-claim. The report said the council was not authorised to grant an indemnity in respect of bringing a claim or counter-claim for defamation.
In case of transfer of the debt claim, the Finance Ministry may file counter-claim against Sistem Muhendislik.
However, the club will defend the claim and has launched a counter-claim against the charity - tentimes that amount at PS290,000.
Now, the NBA star has filed new legal documents requesting the case be kept open so that he can file a counter-claim against Smith to cover his court costs and other sanctions a judge thinks are necessary, TMZ.com reported.
The government in Sofia however was quick to point out that this is not a counter-claim to Moscow's lawsuit at the arbitration court in Paris.
Samsung had launched the suit in April as a counter-claim against Apple, which has sued Samsung previously, saying Samsung s Galaxy line of mobile phones and tablets "slavishly" copies the iPhone and iPad.
During the unity meetings in Damascus, Hamas official Al-Ahmad made the counter-claim that the Gaza security forces were formed more along the lines of the national agenda.
"We intend to counter-claim in relation to the services provided by Hopkins," he said.
"We intend to counter-claim in relation to the services provided by Hopkins," the Dubai Properties spokesman told the news agency.
In his defence to Papasavvas' legal suit for compensation, the Attorney-general Petros Clerides made a counter-claim, demanding that Papasavvas pay back all the money he received when he was forced into retirement.