countersue

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coun·ter·sue

 (koun′tər-so͞o′)
tr.v. coun·ter·sued, coun·ter·su·ing, coun·ter·sues Law
To respond to a lawsuit against oneself by suing (the plaintiff).

coun′ter·suit′ (-so͞ot′) n.

countersue

(ˈkaʊntəˌsuː)
vb (tr)
(Law) law to sue (a plaintiff) in response or opposition to a preceding lawsuit
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The singer is countersuing him for assault and is claiming [euro]840,000.
However, Qiaodan, pronounced 'chee-ow dahn'-which is Jordan's name in Chinese-is now countersuing the retired basketball legend for infringement of reputation.
They are countersuing, saying he spent over [euro]1.
In addition, Gene by Gene and Ambry Genetics are countersuing Myriad for violations of the Federal Antitrust Act.
com/entertainment/2011/06/28/pamela-anderson-sued-for-building-failure/#ixzz1QZtajoJX) Associated Press is countersuing Anderson for over twenty million dollars following a lawsuit earlier filed by the former Baywatch star.
JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) is countersuing Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc (OTC: LEHMQ), alleging that the failed investment bank has engaged in 'collusion and deception' misleading JP Morgan to loan it more than USD70bn after it filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2008.
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Paris Hilton is countersuing the company that claimed she signed a multi-million dollar contract to promote a hair-extension product and then blew the firm off.
McQuiston denies the claims and is countersuing for pounds 800 for unpaid work.
TARZANA -- A deputy city attorney told a judge Thursday that turn-about is not fair play when it comes to a Tarzana strip club that is countersuing the city of Los Angeles, which is suing the business to force it to move.
But Kerrie,40,his wife of 20 years, is countersuing.
The chief executive of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, Dr Andrew Purkis, said Franklin Mint's countersuing action was an "unnecessary malicious prosecution".
has fired the latest volley in a long-running employment dispute by countersuing 28 current and former agents, accusing them of committing fraud in taking legal action against the company after signing release-and-waiver agreements.