Injury and Accident Legal Term Glossary

The following is an index to a glossary of injury and accident legal terms. Click on the term to read the definition.

A

Accident
Adjuster
Admissible Evidence
Admission
Aggressive Driving
Affidavit
Affirmative Defense
Alford Plea
Allegation
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Amended Pleading
Answer
Appeal
Arbitration
Assault and Battery
Attorney
Attorney-Client Privilege
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B

Bad Faith
Bench Trial
Brief
Burden of Proof
Business
Business Records
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C

Cause of Action
Civil Law
Civil Rule 35 Examination
Claim
Claim for Relief
Claimant
Class Action
Closing Argument
Comparative Fault
Compensatory Damages
Complaint
Common Law
Contingency Fee
Count
Counter Claim
Court
Court of Appeals
Court Rules
Court Trial
Criminal Law
Cross Claim
Cross Examination
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D

Damages
Declaration
Decree
Defamation
Default Judgment
Defendant
Demand Letter
Deposition
Direct Examination
Directed Verdict
Discovery
District Court
Docket
Dram Shop Liability
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E

Equity
Evidence
Exemplary Damages
Expert Witness
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F

Federal Courts
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G
General Damages
Great Bodily Harm
Guardian
Guardian Ad Litem
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H

Hearing
Hearsay
Hung Jury
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I

Insured
Indemnify
Injunction
Injury
IME
Impeachment
Insurer
Interrogatories
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J

Joint and Several Liability
Judgment
Jurisdiction
Juror
Jury
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L

Law
Lawsuit
Lay Witness
Leading Question
Liability
Lien
Liquidated Damages
Litigation
Local Rules
Loss of Consortium
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M

Malpractice
Mandatory Arbitration
Mediation
Minor
Mistrial
Mitigate
Motion
Motion in Limine
Motion to Dismiss
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N

Negligence
Negligence Per Se
Negotiate
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O

Objection
Opening Statement
Order
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P

Pain and Suffering
Paralegal
Party
Perjury
Plaintiff
Pleadings
Power of Attorney
Preponderance of the Evidence
Privilege
Product Liability
Protective Order
Proximate Cause
Punitive Damages
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R

Reasonable Medical Probability
Release
Relevant Evidence
Reply
Res Ipsa Loquitur
Respondeat Superior
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
Road Rage
Rules of Evidence
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S

Service of Process
Settlement
Special Damages
Statute
Statute of Limitations
Strict Liability
Subpoena
Subpoena Duces Tecum
Substantial Bodily Harm
Summary Judgment
Summons
Superior Court
Supreme Court of Washington
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T

Testimony
Tort
Tortfeasor
Trial
Trier of Fact
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V

Vehicular Assault
Vehicular Homicide
Venue
Verdict
Voir Dire
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W

Waiver
Washington Administrative Code (WAC)
Witness
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