Legal Dictionary

Legal Dictionary

There are a plethora of legal terms involved in your case. Our legal dictionary helps define terms that can become confusing from A-Z.

Good Faith

Acting in an honest manner, without taking advantage of other people or breaking promises you’ve made to act. Good faith applies to all types of promises and transactions and dealings.
See also: Bad Faith.

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Gross Negligence

A deliberate breach of a pre-existing duty. If it causes other to be exposed to extreme risks resulting in harm, a defendant may also be considered criminally negligent.

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Case Results

  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $500,000: Tow-Truck Operator Struck and Killed
  • $540,000: Truck/Train Collision
  • $250,000: Defective Product
  • $500,000: Head-on Collision
  • $290,000: ATV Accident

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