Definition of cross–claim
: a claim against a party on the same side of a legal action
First Known Use of cross–claim
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Additional Notes on cross–claim
Under Rule 13(g) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, a cross-claim must be related to the original action in that it arises from the same transaction or occurrence as the original action or a counterclaim, or involves property that is the subject matter of the original action.
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