Cross-Action


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Cross-Action

A separate and independent lawsuit brought by the defendant against a plaintiff for some reason arising from the same transaction or event that is the basis for the plaintiff's lawsuit.

Under some circumstances, the court may order a consolidation of the actions.

See: counterclaim
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