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.

Learn More About Good Faith

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.

Learn More About Gross Negligence

Hearing

Legal proceedings in which a judge discusses the issues in a case or receives information in order to make a decision about a dispute or a proposed settlement.

Learn More About Hearing

Impairment rating

An estimate of how much normal use or function of an injured body part you are no longer able to use. Impairment ratings are determined based on guidelines published and updated regularly by the American Medical Association (AMA). An impairment rating is used to calculate a permanent disability rating as …

Learn More About Impairment rating

In pro per

An injured worker who is not represented by an attorney.

Learn More About In pro per

Indemnify

To compensate for losses or damages. Examples: An insurance policy may indemnify a policy holder against losses like fire, theft, or property damage.

Learn More About Indemnify

Judgment

An official decision of a court resolving the legal issues in an action and stating the rights and obligations of the parties involved.

Learn More About Judgment

Juror

Member of a jury.
 

Learn More About Juror

Kin

A blood relative.

Learn More About Kin

Lapse

When a right, privilege, or agreement becomes invalid because it is not renewed or it has expired.

Learn More About Lapse

Case Results

  • $500,000: Head-on Collision
  • $1,500,000: Auto/Auto collision
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $725,000: Auto Accident by car running stop sign; multiple blunt force injuries resulting in death
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment

More Results

Testimonials

Kera B.

Great firm and great staff

Steve G

Thanks to everyone! You all made the entire process easy. My hat is off to your entire team. Amie, Mary, job well done! Gary, thank you for explaining the process from start to finish during our first visit.

Kent F.

They were very helpful, filling out paper work, getting things filled out and returned took it one step at a time to get things done.

Douglas EK

These were very professional people to work with. They were also very friendly and pleasant. They won my case very quickly.

More Testimonials