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Allegation

In law, a claim that a party to a proceeding makes and states that he/she is able to prove. For example, one may allege in a lawsuit that another party has committed fraud. If the second party is found liable for fraud, one is said to have proven one's allegation.
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During the 1980s, one of those Franciscans spiritually advised the alleged visionaries.
Frontier Bank, without admitting to any allegations, consented to the issuance of the order in connection with its alleged violations of the Board's regulations implementing the National Flood Insurance Act.
the duty to defend "is not measured by the technical legal cause of action pleaded in the underlying third-party complaint, but rather by the potential for liability under the policy's coverage as revealed by the facts alleged in the complaint or otherwise known to the insurer.
Ironically, the relevance of the policy may be alleged in two seemingly contradictory ways.
The suit alleges that because of the pervasive and continuous nature of the racketeering activities, which spanned 12 years and involved high-level employees and officers, Honda either knew or was recklessly indifferent to the alleged unlawful conduct.
is worth losing a friend,'' the alleged pal told the newspaper.
The firm sought dismissal of the claim by contending the plaintiffs were required to allege an improper or "bad faith" exercise of a discretionary right under the contract and that the complaint--which alleged only negligence on the firm's part--therefore had failed to state a claim.
18) Thus, attorneys representing law enforcement officials and prosecutors should be wary of attempts by plaintiffs to fashion common law defamation or negligence claims into an alleged constitutional violation.
Specifically, Goodman is alleged to have knowingly certified that Telos's 2004 annual report complied with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, even though that annual report contains what Costa Brava contends is an intentionally material misclassification of Telos's obligation to redeem its public securities in December 2005 as a "long term obligation" (one that need not have been paid in 2005) rather than as a short term obligation.
As a cop, he used his law enforcement authority to access a national criminal database to ensure that other members of the drug ring were not informing to police on him or two friends, prosecutors alleged.
However, before making the investment, SDA alleged it had relied on a 10Q report Embrace had filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that allegedly contained the firm's work product.
As a result of this alleged illegal conduct, shares of Vonage sold in the IPO declined more than 30% in the first seven trading days.