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defendant

The party sued in an action at law.Contrast actions in equity,in which the party sued is called a respondent.Today,these distinctions are largely irrelevant,but they may be encountered when reading old legal decisions.

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16 July 2019 - Florida, US-based speciality insurer Fortegra Financial Corp., has acquired a majority interest in UK-based Ingenasys, Ltd., parent company of Czech-based automotive speciality insurance solutions provider Defend Insurance Group, the company said.
On defending low total successfully, Chahal said it totally depends on the mindset and if you have a positive intention you can defend the low score as well.
So, even if Ruto did not support Raila's right to visit any part of Kenya, the ODM leader should see the need to defend the DP's right to visit Central Kenya or Nyanza.
London: Former Pakistan tearaway quick Shoaib Akhtar expressed his disappointment with the team's botched effort to defend 340 against England in the fourth ODI, saying he was not impressed with the bowling.
Councillor Silk asked whose decision it had been not to defend the appeal, adding: "If we are just go along with the views of the planning officers, and when we oppose that view we are unable to defend ourselves, actually what's the point of having us?
Bauchi State Governor-elect, Bala Mohammed has inaugurated a Chris Uche (SAN)-led legal team, comprising of four other SANs, 60 indigenous lawyers that will defend his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stresses that, along with his team, he will defend the continuation of Ukraine's course to membership in the EU and NATO and prolongation of sanctions against Russia until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
In this duty to defend case, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company asks us to reverse the court of appeals' decision holding that the allegations in Abbott Laboratories' complaint against Ixthus Medical Supply, Inc.
Federer was the pre-tournament favorite and was expected to defend his title, but it did not go according to plan as the 20-time men's singles Grand Slam winner lost to Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals.
Thomas Muller says Germany are relishing the pressure of becoming the first team since Brazil in 1962 to defend their World Cup title.The 2014 winners begin their campaign on Sunday against Mexico in Moscow and are one of the fancied teams to take out the tournament in Russia.
Caretaker Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali will defend his parliamentary seat of Gombak and state seat of Bukit Antarabangsa.
Erol Rizaov in Nezavisen vesnik comments that not a single law can defend the language, the way it is defended with accomplishments.