Formal, written declaration
in legal form of logical statements setting forth the facts of the plaintiff’s
allegations or the defendant’s responses, and or the reasons why each party
believes that she is in the right (that is, the grounds).
One submitted to the court later than the original pleadings, correcting or
adding to them.
One that either in form or substance fails to meet minimum standards of
sufficiency or accuracy.
the alternative. One in which there are two or more independent claims
or defenses that are not necessarily consistent, such as negligently inflicting
pain and suffering, and intentionally causing property damage.
One that asserts a claim or defense based on events that
occurred after the original pleading was filed, or which corrects defects in
the original pleadings.