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Continuously Insured

An insured person who has had no time period during which he or she was uninsured since first taking out an auto insurance policy.

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Comprehensive Coverage

The most common form of optional auto insurance coverage, alongside Collision, covering damage that is the result of non-collision factors, such weather and theft.

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Collision Coverage

Along with Comprehensive, the most common form of optional auto insurance coverage. Collision Coverage covers the cost (minus a deductible) of repairing damage to a vehicle when the insured driver is at fault or the at-fault driver is unknown

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Certificate of Financial Responsibility

A document issued by insurance companies or agents to vehicle owners as proof of compliance with laws requiring car insurance coverage.

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Car Insurance

A policy of insurance protecting an owner and driver against losses associated with the use and operation of a motor vehicle.

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Cancellation

When an insurance policy is terminated prior to the renewal date. Either the insurer or the insured can cancel a policy.

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COMMUTATIVE CONTRACT

the name that is given where each party will receive an equivalent or mutual benefit and obligation.

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CORRECTION OFFICER

the term tat is given to a jailer or a prison guard.

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CONCURRING OPINION

An opinion that is given by another authority that is in agreeance and upholds the opinion of the first authority.

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CONSTRUCTIVE MALICE

See legal malice.

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CRIMINAL COERCION

the term given to restricting unlawfully the freedom of another person by threatening to commit a criminal offense.

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CASH CONTRACT

the contract that does not create a debt due to the contract being fulfilled with the payment of cash.

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COUNSEL

a term given to a lawyer, attorney or a counsellor. To counsel someone means to advise them.

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CRIMINAL ASSAULT AND BATTERY

an attack physically that results in bodily injury that is committed by the assailant. It is proven and wilful act.

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CLOSING AGREEMENT

the settlement of taxes that is between the taxpayer and the government agency charged with collecting the taxes.

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CLEARED

the term that is applied when a person is declared innocent and is forgiven or acquitted.

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CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY

an expression that is used for the carrier who applies for a license to operate vehicles commercially along a route or highway.

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CASUAL EVIDENCE

any evidence that is brought up in a case that has not been arranged beforehand to be used as evidence of a fact or event.

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CHANCERY PRACTICE

equity practice that deals with the fairness and rights of the law rather than the written statutes of the law.

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CONSENT BY SIBLING

Used in medical jurisprudence where a brother or sister is the nearest available next of kin and can give consent to treatment.

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