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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 suits and countersuits were filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Occidental agreed to pay massive damages, drop a countersuit against the state, and take over cleanup of polluted drainage water from the Love Canal site.
announced on Friday that it filed a countersuit against Nokia Corp, claiming that the Finnish cellphone maker is infringing 13 Apple technology patents.
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.
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.
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.