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CLAIMANT. In the courts of admiralty, when the suit is in rem, the cause is entitled in the Dame of the libellant against the thing libelled, as A B v. Ten cases of calico and it preserves that title through the whole progress of the suit.When a person is authorized and admitted to defend the libel, he is called the claimant. The United States v. 1960 bags of coffee; 8 Cranch, R. 398; United States v. The Mars; 8 Cranch, R. 417; 30 hhds. of sugar, (Brentzon, claimant, v. Boyle. 9 Cranch, R. 191.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In denying the Petition, the Court held that the claimant had not met his burden in establishing grounds to vacate the arbitration award.
It concluded that the claimant's violation of a known safety rule was the proximate cause of his injury.
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But the whole deductions system has prompted concerns among MPs and charities over the impact on claimants.
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