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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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E038: In connection with alleged shop theft in Kirklees
In 1991 the local bishops acknowledged being unable to confirm the authenticity of the alleged visions.
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.
At a minimum, insurers should seriously consider adding to their comprehensive general liability policies an exclusion clause that reads something like this: "This insurance and policy does not apply to any liability arising ou t of or directly or indirectly related to the actual or alleged publication or written or oral statements of any type or form which is alleged as an infringement, violation or defense of any trade secrets rights or laws.
Proulx,(12) the plaintiff alleged that an officer used excessive force in fatally Shooting a juvenile during an attempt to arrest the youth.
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.
Authorities alleged that Cortez began working as an associate in a drug trafficking ring in 1996, about the time he was graduating from San Diego State University and two years before he joined the LAPD, court documents state.
Specifically, the court found that the engagement letter was not ambiguous as to who the accounting firm's client was and that the oral understanding alleged by McDonald was incompatible with the engagement letter.
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.
The district court held that the county could not be held liable for any alleged lack of training or supervision of the sheriff, or sheriff's employees.