Legal Articles

Optional Coverage

Insurance coverage provided by a policy that is beyond what is required by law. Includes Collision Coverage and Comprehensive Coverage.

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Occasional Driver

A person who operatesĀ an insured vehicle who is not considered the primary or principle driver.

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OBLIGATION CONTRACTUAL

An obligation arising from a firm contract or agreement.

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OPTIONAL BOND

the term given to a bond that is able to be called for payment at a date before it comes to maturity.

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ONE-MAN-ONE-VOTE RULE

a term that is given to a ruling in most democratic governments that one person has one vote.

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OPEN TRUST

the term that is given to an active trust.

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OBLIGATION CONDITIONAL

the term that is applied to an obligation where it will be fulfilled if another person fulfills his side of the obligation.

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OATH IN LITEM

A term that is given to the plaintiff’s oath as to the value of a thing that is in dispute.

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ONUS OF PROOF

a term that for burden of proof where the accuser has to show the proof of his claims and charges.

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ORGANIZED LABOR

a term used to describe the workers belonging to a union.

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OBLIGATION IMPLIED

this is the term given to an obligation that is inferred to be a duty due to the nature of the agreement.

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ON ALL FOURS

a term that is applied to a case that is similar to another case in all aspects.

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OFFENSE CONTINUING

a term that is applied to the series of unlawful acts that are carried out frequently by the same person.

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OPPOSITE PARTY

the term that describes the adversary in the law suit.

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OMISSION CRIME OF

the term that applies to an offense that is characterised by a person failing to perform an act.

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OUTRAGE AND INDIGNITY

a term that is applied when a person has injuries to their body as well as harm to their emotional stability.

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ORDINARY DANGERS

The term that is given to the inherent dangers found in a certain job. See ordinary hazards of occupation.

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OBLIGATION ABSOLUTE

the term that is applied to an obligation that has no conditions attached to it.

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OUSTER JUDGMENT

a term used for the court decision that is against the defendant and orders him to abandon property he is occupying wrongly.

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OPEN-END AGREEMENT

a term that is used for a settlement that is made in a worker’s compensation case where payments will continue for as long as the person is no able to work.

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