no fault


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

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


no fault
1) A type of divorce, now available in all states, in which neither party must prove that the other party is at fault in order to obtian a divorce.
2) A type of automobile insurance required of car owners by law in 19 states and the District of Columbia, in which the persons injured in an accident are paid only basic damages, limited to certain categories of actual harm, by the company that insured the vehicle in which they were riding or by which they were hit.
3) Popular shorthand for a no-fault insurance statute.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Divorce & Family Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


no fault
A kind of automobile insurance that provides that each driver must collect the allowable amount of money from his or her own insurance carrier subsequent to an accident regardless of who was at fault.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


no fault
A kind of automobile insurance that provides that each driver must collect the allowable amount of money from his or her own insurance carrier subsequent to an accident regardless of who was at fault.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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