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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He succeeded in cutting her breasts and abdomen with a box cutter," the statement of claim reads.
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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.
After years of jurisdictional squabbles, Borowski's statement of claim made it to trial in May 1983.
It is only in the very clearest of cases that the court should strike out the statement of claim," said the judge.
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com) wishes to advise shareholders that the Company has been served with a statement of claim for $2.

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