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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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These counterclaims primarily consist of a claim in an preliminary amount as of today of MSEK 62, acquired from Arwidsro.
As a result, Kirsch's counterclaims were properly dismissed, and we affirm the court of appeals.
According to Stern, the decision announces an entirely new way of looking at issue preclusion in the context of malicious prosecution counterclaims. If allowed to stand Stern said his clients plan to seek further review it will have reverberations in many types of civil litigation, he said.
He is not paying anything to anyone, and he is still pursuing his counterclaims. AIG decided to settle these cases, without the knowledge, permission and/or consent of Mr.
Turner named that second employee, James Johnson, in one count of his counterclaims, but the judge dismissed that count.
In September NewLight filed its counterclaim, which argued that the hospital authority's claims were false and alleged the hospital was struggling long before NewLight took over.
Sinova was nominally named as a defendant in the suit, and it filed counterclaims against Gao, alleging that he used common facilities to develop products for his own benefit, and concealed that fact from the company.
He also dismissed the Saad group's $5.9 billion counterclaim against AHAB.
In light of data privacy concerns, an additional offensive decision a company must make is whether to file a counterclaim against the whistleblower for "stolen documents." Such a claim may be based on theories like breach of a corporate confidentiality agreement, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, or the Stored Communications Act.
A trial was scheduled earlier in the year, but True Crime filed counterclaims.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 3, 2014-Allergan responds to Valeant and Pershing Square's counterclaims; Files answer in Federal Court
For administered cases, the CPR Rules are based on the amount of the claims and counterclaims (aggregate), and getting the case decided within 12 months of the prehearing conference.
The showdown between Ralph Bradbury and the Internal Revenue Service, which first began in November 2011, has grown to include counterclaims and another defendant.