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statement of claim

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(Law) law (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
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has not yet formally been served with all of the statements of claim but a review of the court filings indicates that the allegations against Ridley Inc.
has now obtained copies of the statements of claims that have been filed in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
In Ireland, proceedings against tobacco companies have been commenced on behalf of over 300 individual plaintiffs, of which around 120 are against Gallaher (although no statements of claim have yet been served against us).