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SUPPLEMENTAL CLAIM

This means to file another claim after one has been submitted.

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STAND WITNESS

a term that is used for the place where the witness giver their testimony.

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SUFFOCATE

a term that means to cut off a person’s ability to breathe or to use an asphyxiating gas.

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SCURRILOUS

a term for a vulgar, foul, indecent or obscene language.

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SUBSIDIARY CORPORATION

the name given to a smaller company than the parent company that si controlled and owned by the parent company.

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SOLEMN WILL

a term that is used for a written will.

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SUDDEN PERIL RULE

See sudden emergency doctrine.

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SELF-INSURED

This means to act as your own insurance carrier like the employer who pays directly employees who are hurt while working.

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SQUEEZE-OUT

a change in the structure of a corporation that will eliminate minority share holders or aim to reduce their power.

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SHAM PLEADING

term that is used for the defence that is presented in bad faith or that is obviously false.

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STATUTE REAL

the term that is used for a law that is about property and not about people.

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SPECIAL MOTION

the name of a motion hat a court can set up at its discretion rather than a motion that must be granted.

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STRONG-ARM PROVISION

a provision in federal bankruptcy law giving the trustee the powers of the most powerful creditor and he can strong-arm to control a bankrupts property and assets.

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STONEWALL

a slang expression meaning to hold a certain position or to tell a certain story even if you know it is not true.

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SEALED VERDICT

a verdict that has been placed in an envelope and then sealed for it to be delivered to the court when it is next in session.

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SPECIAL COUNSEL

the name that is given to the attorney who is employed to assist a state or a federal attorney general in a prosecution case.

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SURGICAL OPERATION CONSENT FOR

the consent that needs to be performed before a person can undergo an operation.

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SERIOUS AND WILLFUL MISCONDUCT

a term that is used for the improper behaviour that is of major proportions and that is carried out intentionally.

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SOLE POSSESSION

a term that is used to describe the ownership that is vested in one person.

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SEALING OF RECORDS

a term where criminal records are sealed in cases that involve young offenders and can only be examined with a court order.

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