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

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

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Answered on: 3/16/11, 2:15 pm by Mark Dunn

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


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Answered on: 3/16/11, 7:19 pm by Charles Williamson

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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