- It's a method used in common law where a defendant, involved in a lawsuit, signals another party, informing them that if the case results in an unfavorable judgment, they will seek compensation from them. If the other party decides not to appear and defend themselves in court, they will still be obligated by the judgment
- To protect himself from financial loss, John decided on vouching-in for the lawsuit.
- The lawyer recommended vouching-in as a possible strategy, in case they lost the case.
- Vouching-in can be a useful tactic if there's a chance that the judgment won't be in your favor.