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A pleading served by the plaintiff in a High Court action, containing the allegations made against the defendant and the relief sought by the plaintiff.See also claim (sense 1 of the noun)
- ‘These powers are distinct, and much of Mr Jolly‘s pleading in the current statement of claim arises from his, perhaps understandable, ignorance of the distinction.’
- ‘He said delays by McDonnell in submitting a full statement of claim against the tobacco companies had prompted the unusual action now being taken by Gallaher.’
- ‘In the statement of claim filed in the Lusaka High Court commercial registry, Group 3 Security stated that they were engaged to provide security services between October 1, 2002 and June 1, 2006.’
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