A third of all people over the age of 65 fall each year, increasing to half of the people over 80 years old. In a society where the population of over 65 year olds is expected to increase by 50 percent within the next ten years, these are quite...
This personal injury glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a personal injury claim.
Acknowledgement of service - The response by a defendant when a legal matter is brought to court. The defendant recognises that the matter has been sent to court for the purpose of a judge deciding the outcome of the legal matter in question.
Admission - A voluntary acknowledgement that something is correct.
Affidavit - A written statement of fact drafted by someone of sound mind and taken under oath.
Alternative dispute resolution - Different methods of resolving a legal matter without the need to take the case through court.
Appeal - To ask a more senior court or person to review a decision made because it is believed to be wrong.
Application - The formal act of making a request for something.
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