third-party claim

noun

Legal Definition of third-party claim

1 : a claim made against a third party in a third-party complaint — compare counterclaim, cross-action, cross-claim
2 : a claim made by an injured third party (as a third-party beneficiary of workers' compensation insurance) against an insurer or insured for indemnification

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“Third-party claim.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/third-party%20claim. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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