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Insurance Card

The proof required in some states and issued by an insurance company that indicates a vehicle is insured. The cards are kept in the vehicle to show to police or other motorists in the event of an accident.

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INCONVENIENT FORUM

term applied when a plaintiff brings a case before a court and the court deems it to be of the wrong jurisdiction.

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IMPAIRMENT OF MEMORY

A term where a person has the inability to remember events.

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INVESTMENT SECURITIES

the term that is given to bonds and stocks that are sold on security and stock exchanges.

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IMPEDIMENT

1. A hindrance or an obstacle. 2. A disability such as a speech or hearing impediment.

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INTRINSIC DANGER

the term that describes the danger that is associated with a particular job or activity.

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IMBECILE

the term used for a person with mental retardation and the IQ of 25 to 50.

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INFERIOR EQUITY

This term is used to apply to a right that can be subject to or superseded by another right.

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INSTRUMENT INTER PARTES

a Latin phrase describing a written document that records the transactions between 2 or more parties.

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INNOCENT PARTY

the name given to a party that did not intentionally be a party to a disputed matter.

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INTERPRETATION CLAUSES

These are the clause in law suits that explain terms and define meanings of terms.

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IMMATERIAL FACTS

These are facts that are not relevant or essential to the issues that are under consideration.

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INTERNAL REVENUE

the term that is given to the income a federal government receives from collecting taxes.

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INTERNATIONAL PATENTS

The name given to the international protection of a patent.

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INTERROGATION

the term applied when a witness or a suspected criminal is being questioned.

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INSURANCE EMPLOYER

an insurance company agreement to pay the employer’s obligation for damages resulting from an employees accident or death.

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ISSUING PROCESS OR WRIT

the term used when a writ is signed and processed by a sheriff.

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INTOXICATED

a term that describes a person who is under the influence of alcohol.

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INNOCENT CONVEYANCE

the name given to a document that will transfer the title of the grantor but not more than he has to offer.

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INJUNCTION PERMANENT

injunction that will stay in force until all of the issues in a law suit are settled.

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