claim

  

Definitions (2)

1.Legal demand or assertion by a claimant for compensation, payment, or reimbursement for a loss under a contract, or an injury due to negligence.
2.Amount claimed by a claimant.

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  • The widow's claim against the doctor, who was responsible for her husband's death, was dismissed by the judge on the grounds that there was insufficient evidence.

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  • The claim was that the defendant fell down the stairs after an ice storm because proper salting techniques were not used.

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  • I entered the store to buy a new phone, but the customer service representative told me i had to file an insurance claim and they would send me a new one to my house.

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