counterclaim counterclaim  /ˈkaʊn tər ˌkleɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
  2. (v) set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

Usage(s):

  1. Well, here was one significant counterclaim lying on the stretcher today.
  2. He levied war upon Russia, and Russia is putting in a counterclaim upon us.
  3. Out they scurried into the political badlands to handclasp, speechify, claim and counterclaim.

News

  1. /R E P E A T -- dynaCERT Announces Dismissal of Counterclaim/

    /R E P E A T -- dynaCERT Announces Dismissal of Counterclaim/
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. dynaCERT Annouces Dismissal of Counterclaim

    dynaCERT Annouces Dismissal of Counterclaim
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Heritage Oil Loses US$313 M Contractual Dispute Case; Mulling Appeal

    Heritage Oil Plc (HOC.TO) announced today that the British High Court has dismissed Heritage's counterclaim in a $313 million contractual dispute between Tullow Uganda Limited and Heritage.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "There are going to be silly bits of claim and counterclaim around issues as part of the political debate," Mr Garrett said of the opposition's attacks on him.
    on Feb 14, 2010 By: Peter Garrett Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "But for the baseless counterclaim, the suit could have been resolved without a trial," Easterbrook writes. "As a practical matter, all of the [counterclaim defendant's] legal expenses are attributable to the counterclaim, though the district...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Frank Easterbrook Source: ABA Journal

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