Law Office Vocab Finals

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Loss of consortium a claim in damages often sought when a spouse has been seriously injured through the negligence of another
Lis pendens a pending suit
Liable legally responsible
Joinder in issue one party to a suit accepts an issue in fact
Pari passu by an equal progress; without preferenceo by an equal progress; without preference
Magna culpa great fault; gross negligence
Parens patriae “parent of the country” – the principle that the state must care for those who cannot take care of themselves
Nemo est supra leges no one is above the law
Usurious charging an illegal rate of interest
Vis á vis Face to face
Without prejudice “off the record” offer or admission
Volenti non fit injuria if someone knowingly and voluntarily takes a risk, he has no right to complain if he is injured
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