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.

Traverse

A direct denial of material allegations.

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Unavoidable Accident

An accident that is inevitable despite all involved exercising necessary care.
 

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Vicarious Liability

Liability for the tort (harmful actions) of another even though the person being held responsible may not have been the actor who committed the harm.

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Void

No longer having a binding effect or legal force; null.

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Waiver

Knowing and voluntary relinquishment of a right. A waiver may be express or implied.

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  • $500,000: Auto Accident
  • $2,650,000: Vehicle Rollover Accident
  • $6,000,000: Negligence

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