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A physician countersuit is frequently successful when a lawyer has filed--and lost--a frivolous malpractice lawsuit.
Suing for fees creates a high probability of a countersuit by the CPA's client, usually alleging malpractice during the engagement.
The half-dozen suits and countersuits over the former munitions factory have cost more than $100,000 in legal fees, records show.
Under the agreement, all three utilities involved dropped the suits and countersuits filed during IPALCO's takeover attempt.
Candidate Marsha McLean, a business owner and environmental analyst, said there are better ways of solving the problems on the former Bermite site than suits and countersuits.
TI filed two separate countersuits against Intergraph on May 5 and May 9, 2003, alleging patent infringement of eight patents against a variety of Intergraph products.
The federal action, which comes on top of countersuits in state court, claims Dunn and his company, Athletes First, and others engaged in a pattern of racketeering activities, including extortion, fraud and receipt of stolen goods as part of a plot to discredit Steinberg and take 40 of his professional athletes.
Additionally, both Mad Catz and Fire are considering filing countersuits against Pelican and its principals.
Two threats of countersuits to the ACLU's settlement have emerged.