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Category: N

Non-Renewal

A decision by an insurer to stop providing insurance coverage on the date a policy is due to be renewed.

Non-Owners Policy

Insurance coverage that is offered to an individual who is not the owner of the insured vehicle.

Named Driver Policy

An insurance policy that provides coverage only when the driver of the vehicle is listed as a Named Driver.

NARROW CONSTRUCTION

a term given to the strict interpretation of a law or document that is different to a liberal interpretation.

NATURAL DAUGHTER

term used to describe a female child from natural and not adopted parents.

NEGLIGENCE COMPARATIVE

a term that is used in a suit to recover damages where the negligence of the defendant is compared to the negligence of the plaintiff.

NUISANCE ACTIONABLE

A term that applies to a person who knowingly does something to interfere with a person enjoying his own property.

NOTICE OF JUDGMENT

the name given to the notice govern to a party against the judgdement was made that the judgement has been recorded.

NUREMBERG CODE OF ETHICS

the code governing medical research on people.1. Subject must consent voluntarily. 2. The experiment should yield fruitful results. 3. The experiment should be done on animals first. 4. No physical or mental

NUISANCE PERMANENT

the term used to describe a nuisance that will continue and can’t be remedied without a great expense.

NOTICE OF ACTION

the term that is sued when a person is made aware that they are to be involved in a law suit.

NO-FAULT INSURANCE

The term that describes car insurance where each party pays towards a share of damages regardless of who was at fault.

NOMINAL CONSIDERATION

the term given to a token award given to a plaintiff by the court to show that the he was right but no money damage is required or justified.

NONTESTAMENTARY ASSETS

the term that applies to any assets that are not distribute by a provision in a person’s will.

NEW MATTER

the material that is brought up by the defendant that is beyond the accusations of the plaintiff.

NOTICE OF CLAIM

the name that is given to the notice that is required by law for a person suing a public corporation.

NOMINAL PARTIES

the name given to the people who have been included in a suit because there presence is required.