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Cross-Complaint

cross-complaint n

1 : a claim brought by a defendant against another party to the lawsuit
2 : a claim brought by a defendant against a person not a party to the original lawsuit for a related cause of action



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.