claim preclusion

noun

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence

Definitions of claim preclusion

  • a defence to a civil suit that prevents a party from filing a second lawsuit based on the same legal claim, or based on legal claims that could have been made during an earlier suit – but were not

    The defendants asserted that Adaptix's claims are independently barred by claim preclusion.

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