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What did Fox News say about the lawsuit?

What did Fox News say about the lawsuit?

In a statement in response to the lawsuit, Fox News said it “is committed to providing the full context of every story with in-depth reporting and clear opinion,” adding, “We are proud of our 2020 election coverage and will vigorously defend this meritless lawsuit in court.” The network has been preparing for a lawsuit for weeks.

Who are the people in the Smartmatic lawsuit?

The lawsuit singles out Fox News and Fox Business Network hosts Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro, as well as two guests who repeatedly appeared on their shows in the weeks around the election: Trump-affiliated lawyers Sidney Powell and Rudolph W. Giuliani.

Can a consumer complaint remain confidential in Maryland?

Under state law, public records are subject to public information disclosure requests. However, all or part of the complaint may remain confidential as required or permitted by Maryland’s public records law.

Who are the people who file frivolous lawsuits?

Keep in mind that people who file frivolous lawsuits are usually lonely and angry souls with too much spare time and too few friends. It takes a level of desperation and self-loathing to expend the expenses and time it takes to file a frivolous lawsuit.

What should I do if a lawsuit is filed against my business?

While you will want your attorney to reach out to the plaintiff or their attorney to try to negotiate a dismissal, once that is unsuccessful, the next step should be filing a motion to dismiss. Failing to file a responsive pleading with the court can subject you to a costly default.

Can a frivolous lawsuit be successful without an attorney?

Filing a claim that is ultimately deemed frivolous can be highly damaging to the attorney so filing. Most frivolous lawsuits that are successful are filed without an attorney. Attorney Daniel Evans writes:

What’s the penalty for filing a frivolous lawsuit?

Monetary civil penalties for violation of this rule may in some cases be imposed on the litigant or the attorney under Rule 11. In one case, the Seventh Circuit Court issued an order giving such an attorney “14 days to show cause why he should not be fined $10,000 for his frivolous arguments”.