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Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Property Damage Coverage

Auto insurance that covers damage to the insured vehicle when an accident is caused by another driver who has insufficient insurance to cover the damage him or herself.

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UNANIMOUS VERDICT

the term that is given to the verdict where all of the jurors have agreed.

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UNIFORM CONSUMER CREDIT CODE (UCCC)

These are the laws that are uniform and have been adopted by some states in order to increase consumer understanding about credit.

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UNDERCOVER MAN

person who is usually a police officer engaged in spying on criminal activities as if he is one of the criminals.

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UKASE

This term describes the official order or a decree that has originated from a monarch or from a dictator.

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UNLAWFUL PICKETING

picketing that is violent or riotous in nature and doesn’t serve its proper purpose or a dishonest picket that distorts the facts in a labour dispute.

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UNDERSTAND

This means to comprehend, to know, to be aware of and to have the knowledge.

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UNIMPEACHABLE WITNESS

a witness with expertise in a field that a judge will implicitly believe him.

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USE

1. The right you have to enjoy your property. 2. To make use of or to employ something.

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UNDER CONTROL

a phrase the describe s a person is in charge and control of a vehicle.

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USE IMMUNITY

another term that means testimonial immunity.

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USURPATION OF ENTERPRISE

a phrase that means a person who has taken over a franchise that they are not entitled to take over.

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USURP

This means to seize and hold a thing you have no right to seize and hold.

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UNFORESEEN EVENT

This term is applied to an event that could not have predicted.

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UNAVOIDABLE CAUSE

the term used to describe an unavoidable cause that has not happened due to negligence or to a lack of diligence.

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UNCONTESTABLE CLAUSE

a clause in a life insurance policy that means the insurer cannot contest a claim if a policy has been in force for a set period of time.

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UT SUPRA

a Latin phrase that means as stated above.

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USE TAX A

the name given to tax that is placed on property that is bought in one jurisdiction and then moved to another.

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UNLIMITED AUTHORITY

a term that applies to the total and unrestricted complete authority.

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UNLAWFUL DETENTION

A term in medical jurisprudence where a person is kept in hospital after he has asked to be discharged.

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