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The Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P. ® have provided you with a legal dictionary
so that you can better understand some of the legal vocabulary used throughout our website and during your personal injury claim.

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Unavoidable Accident – An accident which was inevitable despite all involved exercising necessary care.

Unconscionability – A doctrine where courts can deny enforcement of a contract because of unfairness or abuses to a party to the contract arising out of the making of the contract or the terms of the contract.

Unconstitutional – That which is contrary to or in conflict with the constitution.

Underinsured Motorist Coverage – In North Carolina, optional insurance that provides protection to purchaser of said coverage and relatives living in his/her household who suffer injury caused by the negligence of another driver who does not have enough insurance to pay for all losses and damages.

Underwrite – To insure life or property.

Undisputed Fact – An admitted fact that a court has not deemed sufficiently material to necessitate its determination at a trial.

Undue Influence – Abuse of position of trust or authority in order to induce a person to do or refrain from doing something to the advantage of the person exerting the influence.

Uninsured Motorist Coverage – In North Carolina, insurance that provides protection to purchaser of said coverage and relatives living in his/her household who suffer injury caused by the negligence of another driver who does not have insurance to pay for losses and damages.

Unjust Enrichment – A doctrine that says that one person should not be enriched at the expense of another and must compensate the other for any benefits received.

Unlawful Act – An illegal act.

Unreasonable – Irrational, foolish, or unwise.

User – In products liability law, a person who uses goods.

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