common counts

Definition of "common counts"
  1. These are general claims of debt stated in a lawsuit to prevent a defendant from avoiding responsibility through a technicality. They can involve claims for sold and delivered goods, performed work, advanced or loaned money, repaid money, money received for the plaintiff, or money due on an accounted statement or an open book account
How to use "common counts" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff included common counts in their lawsuit to cover all bases of debt claims.
  2. To ensure the defendant couldn't evade payment by exploiting a loophole, the lawyer included common counts in the complaint.
  3. The attorney's use of common counts in the legal documents aimed at preventing any chance of a technical escape from liability.

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