Glossary of Personal Injury Terms

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A

Abstract of Title
Accident Investigator
Accident Report
Act of God
Actual Cash Value
Ad Litem
Adjudicate
Adjuster
Admissibility of Evidence
Admission of Liability
Affidavit
Airbags
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Animals and Car Accidents
Answer
Appeal
Arbitration
Assignment of Benefits
Assumption of Risk
At Fault States in Car Accidents
Attorney-Client Privilege
ATVs, Golf Carts and RV Accidents
Automobile Liability Insurance

 

B

Bad Drug
Bad-Faith Claim
Bed Sores
Benefit
Bodily Injury
Bodily Injury Liability Insurance
Burden of Proof

 

C

Car Accident Lawyer
Car Accidents
Causation
Changing Lanes
Children in the Vehicle
Circumstantial Evidence
Civil Court Case
Civil Rights
Claim
Class Action Lawsuit
Collateral Source Rule
Collision
Commercial Vehicles in an Accident
Comparative Negligence
Compensable Injury
Compensation
Compensatory Damages
Complaint
Compulsory Medical Examination
Concussion
Consultation
Consultation With a Personal Injury Lawyer
Contributory Negligence

 

D

Damages
Declaratory Judgment
Deductible
Defendant
Defense in a Personal Injury Case
Demand Letter
Diagnosis
Diagnosis in an Injury Claim
Direct Examination
Disability Benefits
Disabling Conditions
Disclosure
Discovery
Dismissal
Disregarding Police
Disregarding Stop Signs
Distracted Driving
Drinking But Not Impaired
Driver
Drivers in a Car Accident Claim
Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road
Driving Too Fast for Conditions
Driving Without a License
DUI
DUI: Drugs
Duty

 

E

Eggshell Plaintiff
Emotional Distress
Estoppel
Evidence
Expert Testimony/Expert Witness

 

F

Fault
First Party Insurance Benefits
Fraud

 

G

Georgia DDS Point System
Gross Negligence

 

H

Hazardous Exposure
Hearsay
Hit and Run

 

I

Indemnity
Insurance
Insured
Insurer
Interrogatories

 

J

Jurisdiction
Jury
Justification

 

R

Reckless Driving
Release
Respondeat Superior
Right of Way

 

S

Settlement
Short Term Disability
Social Security Disability (SSD)
Social Security Disability (SSDI) Insurance
Sovereign Immunity
Specific Loss
Speculation
SR-22 Insurance
Standard of Care
Statute of Limitations
Stipulation
Strict Liability
Subpoena
Subrogation
Summons
Sunlight and Sun Glare
Super Speeder
Sympathy

 

T

Testimony
Third Party Litigation
Tort
Tortfeasor
Total Disability
Total Loss
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trial
Turning

 

U

U-Turns
Uninsured Motorist Coverage

 

V

Vehicular Manslaughter
Venue
Verdict
Vicarious Liability
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voir Dire

 

W

Waiver
Whiplash
Witness
Workers Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

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