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DeMayo Law Offices, 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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General Damages – Money damages for pain and suffering, disability, or reduction in quality of life.

General Jurisdiction – Refers to courts which are not limited on the types of criminal and civil cases they may hear.

Gross Negligence – Intentional failure to perform a manifest duty in reckless disregard of the consequences to another person’s life or property. There is no clear distinction between gross negligence and willful negligence.

Guardian – One who is legally responsible for the care and management of the person or property of an incompetent or a minor.

Guardian Ad Litem – A person appointed by a court to manage the interests of a minor or incompetent person whose property is involved in litigation.

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