Claims occur frequently in international trade.
We are now lodging a claim with you.
I've heard that you have lodged a claim against us.
We've given your claim our careful consideration.
We lodged a claim with you on fertilizer yesterday.
We filed a claim with(against) you for the shortweight.
The Chinese representative and Mr.Bake discussed the claim.
We have received the letters giving full details of this claim.
Sometimes the shipping company or insurance company is found to be responsible for the claim.
I was asked to come to your company on my way home in order to settle the claim.
We have received your remittance in settlement of our claim.
Claims for incorrect material must be made within 60 days after arrival of the goods.
I want to settle our claim on you for the 100 tons of bleached cotton waste, as per Sales Confirmation No. 1254E.
We have already made a careful investigation of the case.
We are not in a position to entertain your claim.
But we regret our inability to accommodate your claim.
We may consider withdrawing the claim.
I'll write to our home office to waive our claim immediately.
I'm afraid you should compensate us by 5% of the total amount of the contract.
I propose we compensate you by 3% of the total value plus inspection fee.
We regret for the loss you have suffered and agree to compensate you by $500.
We register a claim for US$200.
The Japanese Company agreed to compensate us for the defective watches by 4% of the total value.
There are some different types of claims.
This is a claim on quality.
This is a claim on shortweight.
This is a claim on delayed shipment.
Claim on shortweight is caused by packing damage or shortloading.
Claim on delayed shipment is that sellers fail to make the delivery according to time schedule.
Claim on quality originates from inferior quality of goods or quality changes.
Words and Phrases
to make a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to register a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to file a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to lodge a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to raise a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to put in a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to bring up a (one's) claim 提出索赔
to make a claim with (against) sb. 向某方提出索赔
to make a claim for (on)sth. 就某事提出索赔
to settle a claim 解决索赔（问题）
to withdraw a claim 撤消（某项）索赔
to waive a claim 放弃索赔（要求）
claim on the goods 对某（批）货索赔
claim on you 向某人（方）提出索赔
claim for trade dispute 贸易纠纷（引起的）索赔
claim for indemnity 要求索赔
claim for compensation 要求补偿
on my way home 顺路
in settlement of 解决
Sales Confirmation 销售确认书
to make an investigation 调查研究
claims expenses 理赔费用
claim for short weight 由于短重而索赔
claim for damage 由于损坏而索赔
claim for loss and damage of cargo 货物损失索赔
claim for inferior quality 由于质量低劣而索赔
Additional Words and Phrases
claim against carrier 向承运人索赔
claims assessor 估损人
claims settling agent 理赔代理人
claims surveying agent 理赔检验代理人
claiming administration 索赔局
claims department (commission board) 索赔委员会
claim letter 索赔书
claims documents 索赔证件
claim report 索赔报告
claims statement 索赔清单
claims settlement 理赔
claims settling fee 理赔代理费
claim indemnity 索赔
claims rejected 拒赔
insurance claim 保险索赔