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vexatious

Law (of a legal action or proceeding) instituted without sufficient grounds, esp so as to cause annoyance or embarrassment to the defendant
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One of the Court's chief concerns was the potential for vexatious litigation or "strike suits" brought only to harass corporations and attain undeserved settlements.
We are happy to put this completely unnecessary and vexatious litigation behind us and continue to focus on growing what is already the world's leading distribution system.
This is a vexatious litigation by a company under tremendous market pressure," fired back Alex Hsu, executive vice-president of UMAX.
Today's settlement allows USC to focus on meeting the housing needs of our students without fear of vexatious litigation designed to monopolize the student housing market around campus," said Michael L.
According to the Judge's ruling, "I conclude without hesitation that this case is 'exceptional,' and that Super Vision has perpetrated a 'gross injustice' by its egregious abuses of the discovery phase and vexatious litigation strategy.
The Company's objective is to clean up the balance sheet and eliminate costly, vexatious litigation that has been ongoing since 1998.