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Answer: Unless it's for an entirely frivolous reason, anyone can sue anyone at any time. The thing is, one has to prove one's case.
From what you have told me so far:
1. There has been no harm to anyone;
2. You could also send a letter of apology to the competitors' company.
If you have a going business that you want to grow and mature, you need to ALWAYS, always use a contract, and the contract should always say that your client will hold you harmless in case of any lawsuit arising from work you do for them. A business law attorney can help you draft a template of a contract and work orders; your client should sign both.
While we're at it, in this particular situation, if you do think you may want to write your own apology, run it by your attorney first.
So, botXXXXX XXXXXne - again, anyone can sue anyone, but the Complaining party must prove a case, which would include proving harm/damages. It's very unlikely you will get sued unless there were damages that could be proved in court.
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