statement of claim


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statement of claim

1 in England, the first pleading made by the claimant in a civil court action showing the facts upon which he or she relies in support of the claim and the relief asked for.
2 in Scotland, part of the initiating pleading in a summary cause and a small claim.
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The statement of claim served does not differ from that filed with the Supreme Court of Queensland almost twelve months ago but not served on Australia Pacific LNG until yesterday.
The priest's statement of claim argued he was defamed by being called "proabortion" and by being represented as a "renegade" who is the "shame of the Church.
According to the Statement of Claim, Henry Wilder Bailey sold the employees variable annuities with long surrender periods.
After years of jurisdictional squabbles, Borowski's statement of claim made it to trial in May 1983.
In my view, at this stage it would be inappropriate to strike the statement of claim in its entirety when, as I see it, an issue of fundamental importance to the rights of the respondents.
The statement of claim reads, "The plaintiffs state that as a result of the non-compliance with the Mining Act, the leases and patents are null and void, or should be declared invalid or forfeited such that the applications to record of the plaintiffs .
In its revised statement of claim, Trillium says that the moratorium announced the same day the firm was set to close a major funding deal for the Lake Ontario project was 'intended and designed to specifically target and harm Trillium Power.
has been notified of a Statement of Claim filed in the Superior Court of Ontario by two franchisees.
The statement of claim filed in Court of Queen's Bench claims that the 24-year-old woman "sustained severe and catastrophic damage and injury to her person", that she suffered "psychological trauma, nightmares, panic and anxiety attacks and post-traumatic-stress disorder" because of the "negligent and reckless" actions by the province.
Fareport" or the "Company") wishes to update its shareholders and other stakeholders concerning certain corporate governance matters, its proposed restatement of certain financial results, and the litigation relating to the matters alleged in the statement of claim issued by Fareport on July 19, 2005.
has learned that a statement of claim seeking certification as a class proceeding has been issued by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

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