Definitions

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  • n. A lawsuit filed against a party that has filed a suit against one.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a suit brought against someone who has sued you

Etymologies

counter- +‎ suit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The legal team suing Chevron in Ecuador argued that the restraining order was unnecessary, given the absence of a verdict, and they called the countersuit a blatant attempt to bleed them of money.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • In response, Taymor's lawyers called the countersuit baseless, although not surprising given their previous treatment of her.

    NYDN Rss

  • West and Zampella's attorney, Robert M. Schwartz, called the countersuit's claims "false and outrageous."

    CS-Nation

  • West and Zampella's attorney, Robert M. Schwartz, called the countersuit's claims "false and outrageous" on Friday.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Dobyns, who still works at ATF as a coordinator for computerized ballistics data, said the countersuit was a "completely retaliatory move."

    azcentral.com | news

  • West and Zampella's attorney, Robert M. Schwartz, called the countersuit's claims "false and outrageous," according to Reuters.

    Yahoo! News: Latest news headlines News Headlines | Top Stories

  • The HFPA has denied any wrong-doing and filed a countersuit also alleging fraud and breach of contract.

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  • Samsung, which filed its Australian countersuit in September, said it remained confident it could prove Apple violated its wireless technology patents.

    Apple wins court ruling to block Samsung Galaxy tablet in Australia

  • He has lodged a countersuit for defamation and threatened to sue media which repeat the allegations.

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn attempted rape inquiry dropped

  • The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" filed a countersuit Tuesday against ousted director and co-writer Julie Taymor , revealing excerpts of private emails depicting her as stubborn and unwilling to fix a faltering production.

    Spidey Suit Faults Taymor

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