Monthly Archives: February 2017

What is a Statement of Claim?

A plaintiff commences a lawsuit by preparing a document referred to as a “Statement of Claim”.

By Laura Pearce In a lawsuit started by a person who has suffered personal injury due to the negligence of another person or company, the injured person is called the “plaintiff”. The at-fault party is called the “defendant”. The lawsuit is called a “tort action”. A plaintiff commences a lawsuit by preparing a document referred… Read more »