Legal Articles

At Fault

Regarding auto insurance, a driver whose conduct is held legally responsible for causing an accident.

Comments are closed

Anti-Theft Device

A range of technologies intended to deter auto theft, such as a car alarm. Equipping vehicles with anti-theft devices often lead to a discount on insurance premiums.

Comments are closed

Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

The onboard system controlled by a vehicle’s computer that assists the manual braking system, helping a driver safely stop or slow a vehicle without skidding or losing control.

Comments are closed

Agreed Value

Concerning auto insurance, the amount the policyholder and the insurance company decide will be paid in the event of an accident that results in a total loss of the insured vehicle.

Comments are closed

Agreed Cost

Regarding auto insurance, the price agreed to by the claimant’s chosen auto repair shop and the insurance adjuster to complete the work necessary to fix the damage to a vehicle.

Comments are closed

Additional Interest Insured

Concerning auto insurance, a party, such as a lienholder, who does not necessarily use the vehicle, but may nonetheless be named as an Additional Interest Insured and held liable for an accident involving that vehicle.

Comments are closed

Accident Forgiveness

A form of optional auto insurance coverage wherein the insurer waves its right to increase the rate of the policyholder at fault of an accident.

Comments are closed

ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION

a method of causing pregnancy where semen from an anonymous donor in injected into a woman’s uterus.

Comments are closed

ADMISSION TO THE BAR

The expression denotes a person, an attorney , has been admitted to the bar after fulfilling all the requirements and is able to practice law.

Comments are closed

AMBULATORY WILL

the right a testator has that enables them to change a will.

Comments are closed

ABATEMENT OF TAX ASSESSMENT

Decreasing the amount of tax that is imposed upon a person.

Comments are closed

ABATABLE NUISANCE

Not a permanent nuisance but one that can be corrected easily as not to harm anyone.

Comments are closed

ALIAS EXECUTION

the second attempt to carry out an execution, a legal performance, after the original one has failed to accomplish the purpose of it.

Comments are closed

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION

a voluntary and non-profit organisation that has a panel of arbitrators who hear labour and other sorts of disputes.

Comments are closed

ALCOMETER

the apparatus that is used to calculate the amount of alcohol that has been consumed. It is used by police to see if a person has been drinking and is intoxicated.

Comments are closed

AUDITOR 1

1. An official of a government agency whose job is to inspect and examine records of public m monies made by appointed authorities. 2. An appointee of the court.

Comments are closed

ACCRUED COMPENSATION

The compensation that is awarded and is due and payable.

Comments are closed

ATTENDED BY A PHYSICIAN

an insurance application and refers to a serious illness or condition that needed the services of a doctor.

Comments are closed

ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDY

Obtaining the redress or the enforcing of your rights by putting a matter before an administrative agency. If no remedy then the matter is taken to court.

Comments are closed

ABSCONDING DEBTOR

A person who owes money to another person and he runs away from his creditors or goes into hiding so he cannot be found.

Comments are closed