implead

(redirected from impleading)
Also found in: Dictionary.

implead

verb add as a third party, bring in as a third party, commence proceedings against a third party, in ius vocare, institute an action against a third party, join as a third party, make one a third party, plead a cause against a third party, sue a third party
Associated concepts: counterclaim, third party defendant, third party plaintiff, third party practice

implead

to sue or prosecute or bring an action against.

TO IMPLEAD, practice. To sue or prosecute by due course of law. 9 Watts, 47.

References in periodicals archive ?
Yet, from procedural "square one," the statute is chronically ambiguous or outright silent regarding the most basic steps for impleading and summonsing previously unnamed third parties in proceedings supplementary.
If the plaintiff and the third-party defendant are citizens of State A and only State A, and the original defendant is a citizen of State B and only State B, then the defendant's claim as third-party plaintiff impleading the third-party defendant (assuming it satisfied the diversity statute's amount-in-controversy requirement) is itself a freestanding claim.
111) By impleading the nondiverse defendant, the diverse defendant avoids the expense of an additional trial and improves his chances at trial by allowing the jury to attribute fault to another party.
Anti-Trapo Movement, led by founding chair Leon Peralta, submitted on Monday a 62-page amended complaint containing additional grounds and impleading more PCSO officials in the cases of graft, unethical conduct and violation of procurement rules filed three months ago in July.
Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza issued notices on a petition, filed by Ramzan Sheikh, Chairman Mainland Husnain Pakistan Ltd (MHPL), impleading Secretary Railways Parveen Agha, Inspector General of Police Railways Munir Chishti and including Railways Minister etc.
Vaiko, the Centre said the impleading application of the MDMK leader and others were rightly disallowed by the tribunal as none of them was the association itself or its office-bearers or members of the banned LTTE as required under the law.
The petitioner Vice Chancellor Dr Nazeer Mughal filed a petition in SHC, impleading governor Sindh through his principle secretary, chief secretary Sindh and secretary of universities and boards.
Justice Nasir Saeed Shiekh was hearing the matter which was fixed as an objection case after registrar office put objection on impleading the president as a party in the plea.
Justice Sen, in his order, disallowed the petitioners from impleading themselves, but said the sympathizers could submit their views and documents before the tribunal to help it study the core issue.
I am the only one here and I am fighting against them, so we are thinking, and in those cases impleading the President, we will be testing the doctrine of presidential immunity.
The MQM on Monday, through its leader Dr Farooq Sattar, activist Fahad Aziz and his father filed a petition, impleading interior secretary, home secretary, director general rangers, IG Sindh and additional IG Shahid Hayat, SSP East and SHO Shahrah-e-Faisal police station as respondents.
The petitions were filed by Gulshan Spinning Mills, Rupali Polyester, various domestic consumers and others impleading WAPDA, NEPRA, and others.