Allegation

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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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The allegations of fact in the complaint are likewise sufficient to demonstrate that defendants violated Section 43 of the Lanham Act by using a false designation to deceive customers about the origin, ownership, or sponsorship of the counterfeit products.
The Speaker explained that, in accordance with Beauchesne citation 31.(3), statements made outside the House may not be used as the basis for a question of privilege and further cited Beauchesne citation 31.(1) that a dispute arising between two members as to allegations of fact does not fulfil the conditions of parliamentary privilege.
The article accepts as gospel the false DINCOTE allegations of fact even where Lori has had the rare opportunity to state the opposite.
Having examined the record, the undersigned finds the well-pled allegations of fact contained in the complaint, and supported by plaintiff's motion for default judgment, memorandum of law in support of motion for default judgment, and declaration of Kim Baker, establish that Kare violated overtime provisions of the FLSA.
(19) Particularity (i.e., more allegations of fact) is only required in a complaint alleging mistake or where the allegations directed to a defendant are thought to be particularly offensive--such as allegations of fraud or deceit.