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one whose education profession or specialized experience qualifies him or her with superior knowledge of a subject
Res ipsa loquitur
(the thing speaks for itself) evidence showing that negligence by the accused person my be reasonably inferred from the nature of the injury occurring to the plaintiff
that which in any natural and continuous sequence unbroken by any intervening cause produces injury
a practice by some physicians of ordering every battery of medical tests and procedures known to search out a definite diagnosis so as not to be accused of falling to practice zealously
conduct by a plaintiff that is below the standard to which he or she is legally required to conform for his or her own protection
failing intentionally to perform a necessary duty in extraordinary disregard of the consequences to the person neglected particularly if it can be proven that there is more than 50 percent chance the negligence caused an injury
a contract binding a company to compensate someone for proven damages or injury caused by the party who has paid premiums in the contract
a tort making a manufacturer liable for compensation to anyone using its product if damages or injuries occur form defects in that product
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