statement of claim

statement of claim ˌstatement of ˈclaim noun statements of claim PLURALFORM [countable] LAW
a document in which the person bringing a legal action states the facts of a case and the reasons why the accused person should be punished:

• Paragraph four of the statement of claim contains allegations of breach of contract.

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statement of claim UK US noun [C] (plural statements of claim)
LAW a document sent to a court of law saying why a person is bringing a legal action against someone and what they want from them: »

He filed a statement of claim in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

a statement of claim for sth »

a statement of claim for unfair dismissal

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According to the statement of claim, the two former directors acted fraudulently.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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