Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Texas

Does a company have any recourse against a vendor that has filed a false collection suit against them.

Asked on 3/16/11, 2:12 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

Yes. Counter-sue under Rule 13 (allege a frivolous lawsuit).

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Answered on 3/16/11, 2:15 pm
Charles Williamson Charles J. Williamson, Attorney At Law

Frivolous law suit is one. Fraud is another. Vexatious litigant is another. Abuse of process and malicious prosecution are two more. Might also look at a Texas Deceptive Trade Practices suit. There are probably others - this is just what I can conjure off the top of my head.

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Answered on 3/16/11, 7:19 pm

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