no-fault insurance
Car insurance laws that require the insurance companies of each person in an accident to pay for medical bills and lost wages of their insured, up to a certain amount, regardless of who was at fault.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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  • no fault insurance —    n: a type of automobile insurance required of car owners by law in 19 states (New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, North… …   Law dictionary

  • No-fault insurance — In its broadest sense, no fault insurance is a term used to describe any type of insurance contract under which insureds are indemnified for losses by their own insurance company, regardless of fault in the incident generating losses. In this… …   Wikipedia

  • no fault insurance — noun a system of automobile insurance where a party who is injured in an automobile accident recovers damages up to a specific amount against his own insurance company regardless of who was responsible for the accident the amount of litigation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • no fault insurance — See insurance no fault …   Black's law dictionary

  • no fault insurance — See insurance no fault …   Black's law dictionary

  • no fault insurance — A form of vehicle accident insurance in which the insurance company of each driver pays for the damages of its own driver regardless of who is at fault. So if you and I have an accident, my insurance company will pay for my damaged car and your… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • no fault — adj. Used to describe a situation in which the fault of the parties is irrelevant to the outcome, such as an insurance policy in which the insurer will pay for damage regardless of whether the insured was at fault in causing it; see also divorce… …   Law dictionary

  • No-fault — may refer to: No fault divorce No fault insurance No fault liability This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to …   Wikipedia

  • no-fault — /noh fawlt /, n. 1. Also called no fault insurance. a form of automobile insurance designed to enable the policyholder in case of an accident to collect a certain basic compensation promptly for economic loss from his or her own insurance company …   Universalium

  • no fault automobile insurance — noun a system of automobile insurance where a party who is injured in an automobile accident recovers damages up to a specific amount against his own insurance company regardless of who was responsible for the accident the amount of litigation… …   Useful english dictionary

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