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 PERSONAL

the name given to the obligation where a person binds himself to fulfill it and solely to carry it out.

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ORIGINAL PATENT

the term applied to a basic patent or a patent that is a new discovery in a new field.

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OFFER OF PROOF

a term that is applied to presentation to a court that states the testimony and proof that is introduced to prove a case.

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OTC

an abbreviation for the phrase over the counter. See NASDAQ.

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OBLIGATION SECONDARY

the term that describes the obligation needing to be fulfilled if the principal obligation can’t be fulfilled.

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ODIUM

a term that describes hated and malice.

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ORIGINAL JURISDICTION

The authority of a court that tried the case originally.

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OVERCOME

a term that is used for overcoming evidence that is presented by a party to a suit by presenting more convincing evidence.

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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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