countersuit
A lawsuit filed against a party that has filed a suit against one.

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  • countersuit — index counterclaim Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • countersuit — [kount′ər so͞ot΄] n. an opposing lawsuit asserting a counterclaim, brought by a defendant against a plaintiff in the original suit …   English World dictionary

  • countersuit — n. (legal) 1) to bring a countersuit 2) a countersuit against * * * (legal) to bring a countersuit a countersuit against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • countersuit — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • countersuit — n. parallel lawsuit, cross action, situation in which someone files a lawsuit against a person who already has a legal claim against him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • countersuit — coun•ter•suit [[t]ˈkaʊn tərˌsut[/t]] n. law counterclaim 2) • Etymology: 1930–35 coun′ter•sue , v.t. v.i. sued, su•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • countersuit — noun a suit brought against someone who has sued you • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑lawsuit, ↑suit, ↑case, ↑cause, ↑causa * * * n …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross action — countersuit, situation in which a person makes a legal claim against someone who already has a legal claim against him …   English contemporary dictionary

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