claim for

claim (something) for (oneself or something)

1. To declare something as one's property or jurisdiction. You can't have his potato chips—I already claimed them for myself! Do you think he might actually claim the throne for himself? After the battle, the victorious country claimed the contested area for itself.
2. To officially request money as repayment for damages. I can't believe he's claiming thousands of dollars for repairs when I barely dented his fender.
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claim something for someone or something

to declare rights to or control of something for someone, or that something is the property of someone, a group, or a nation. The small country claimed the mountainous area for itself. Roger claimed all the rest of the ice cream for himself.
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claim something for something

to make a claim for money in payment for damages. David claimed one thousand dollars for the damaged car. She claimed a lot of money for the amount of harm she experienced.
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References in classic literature ?
In return, he arranged to stake a claim for him, which he was to record when he passed through Forty Mile.
Similarly, to the extent a distribution is in satisfaction of a claim for forgone taxable interest, the distribution is includible in the claimant's gross income under section 61(a)(4).
The concept of a "protective claim for refund" is well-established, even though the term does not appear in the Code or regulations.
When evaluating a claim for benefits, the financial impact on the insurance company should not be considered;
I don't think that a taxpayer should have a beef with filing a formal claim for any affirmative issue.
The average workers' compensation claim for most U.
Aviall's initial complaint sought cost recovery for the cleanup under CERCLA Section 107, in addition to a claim for contribution under CERCLA Section 113(f)(1).
Another particularly distressing survey finding is that nearly one-half of the respondents who knew someone submitting a claim for an amount higher than the actual loss said that a doctor, auto body shop, insurance appraiser or other third party was involved in the fraud.
However, when it is deemed that the nature of a claim for taxes or penalties would inappropriately hurt general unsecured creditors, such taxes and penalties could even be subordinated to these creditors.
A claim for mental anguish can be serious, but it is less likely to inflame a jury than a claim for an actual physical injury that the insurer has allegedly caused.
April 17, 1998, they filed a refund claim for a portion of the income taxes withheld from their wages in 1994.