third-party complaint

Definition of "third-party complaint"
  1. A type of complaint initiated by either the defendant or the plaintiff, pointing blame at another party not initially involved in the case, believing that this third party holds all or some responsibility for the dispute in question
How to use "third-party complaint" in a sentence
  1. The defendant issued a third-party complaint against the manufacturer, asserting that they should be responsible for the faulty product.
  2. To spread the liability, the plaintiff made a third-party complaint, indicating another party as partially responsible for the harm suffered.
  3. To mitigate potential damages, a third-party complaint was made to bring another entity into the legal dispute.

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