Cross-Demand

Cross-Demand

A claim made against someone who has already made a demand of the person asserting that claim.

These mutual claims are called cross-demands. A counterclaim is a kind of cross-demand.

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proprietor of newsstand publications, video, broadcast PPV and VOD channels, and retail stores, has filed an answering statement and cross-demand for arbitration against Giant Mobile, a Santa Monica-based mobile content provider, for breach of contract, tortious interference and infringement arising out of a previous business relationship between the parties for the Hustler Mobile service.