Launching UDRP cases is not without risk to the complainants - some aggrieved domain name owners resort to seeking damages through the court system.

A Pain Management Medical practice paid $25,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from a UDRP that it filed..

December 2013:

Austin Pain Association (“Complainant”), represented by Charles Blevins of Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl, P.C., Texas, filed a UDRP case against Colorado, USA over the domain name
National Arbitration Forum case FA1312001536356

In March 2014 a NAF panel comprising of 3 panelists (Debrett G. Lyons, the Hon. Charles K. McCotter, Jr (ret.) and Houston Putnam Lowry) ordered the confiscation of the domain name and that the domain name be transferred to the complainant Austin Pain Association.

See story about the UDRP case:

UDRP panel gets decision wrong.

Bad Decision: Turns Down $6K & Loses Generic Domain In UDRP


April 2nd 2014:

Hugedomains filed a federal lawsuit against Austin Pain Association, over the domain name

See news stories about the lawsuit following the lawsuit filing:

Company pays $25k to resolve lawsuit stemming from UDRP

HugeDomains sues medical group to keep domain and claims RDNH

UDRP Law: It’s Possible To Win A Federal Lawsuit After A Failed UDRP Ruling

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