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The following list of Mesothelioma legal terms, definitions, and explanations are commonly used in Mesothelioma and asbestos lawsuits.

When you are first file a lawsuit you will start hearing many of these new legal terms that are related to your case. Some of these words can sound intimidating and hard to understand. These pages are intended to help give Mesothelioma patients and their families a better understanding and a brief overview of the most common and some uncommon terms related to filing a Mesothelioma claim.

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MESOTHELIOMA LEGAL TERMS

A – Legal Terms

Additur

Ad Litem

Administrative Hearing

Affidavit

Amendment

Amicus Curiae

Answer

Appeal

Appellate

Asbestos Attorney

Asbestos Bankruptcy Funds

Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

Asbestos Cancer-Causing Construction Material

Asbestos Documents

Asbestos Lawsuit

Asbestos Legislation

Asbestos Liabilities

Asbestos Litigation

Asbestos Manufacturers Can be Held Liable

Asbestos Related Claims

Asbestos Trust Fund

Asbestos Victims Compensation Fund

Asbestos in the Workplace

Assumption of the Risk

Attorney-Client Privilege

B – Legal Terms

Bad Faith

Bench Trial (Non-Jury Trial)

Beneficiary

Best Evidence Rule

Breach

Breach of Duty

Breach of Trust

Breach of Warranty

Burden of Proof

Bystander (Related to Product Liability)

Bundled Mesothelioma Cases

Burden of Proof

C – Legal Terms

Cause of Action

Caveat

Choosing an Asbestos Lawyer

Circumstantial Evidence

Claimants

Claims

Class Action

Closing Statement

Co-Counsel

Collateral Source Rule

Compensation

Compensation Fund

Compensatory Damages

Complainant

Complaint

Contingency Fee Agreement

Contingent

Corroborating Evidence

D – Legal Terms

Damages

Decedent

Decree

Defendant

Deliberate

Demurrer

De Novo

Deposition

Deprived of the Companionship

Directed Verdict

Disbursement

Discovery

Dismissal

Disfigurement in the Past and Future

Do-Not-Resuscitate Order (DNR)

Due Diligence

Durable Power of Attorney

E – Legal Terms

Economic Damages

Employer Liability

Estate Planning

Estoppel

Exemplary Damages

Exhibit

Expert Witness

Exemplary Damages (Punitive Damages)

F – Legal Terms

Fact Question

Federal Employers Liability

Fiduciary

File an Asbestos Claim

File a Mesothelioma Claim

First Chair

Financial Assistance Mesothelioma Patients

G – Legal Terms

Gross Negligence

H – Legal Terms

Hearing

Hearsay

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I – Legal Terms

Insurance Claims

Interrogatories

Interrogatory

J – Legal Terms

Joint and Several Liability

Judgment

Judgement Notice

Judgment Non Obstante Veredicto (JNOV)

Jurisdiction

Jury Award

L – Legal Terms

Last Will and Testament

Lawsuit

Lead Council

Leading Question

Legal Cause

Liable (Liability)

Liberal construction

Living Will

Loss of Consortium

Loss of Future Earnings

Loss of Earning Capacity

Loss of Husband’s Care and Comfort

Loss of Husband’s Support and Companionship

Loss of Parental Care

Loss of Spousal and Parental Services

Loss of Spousal Support

Loss of Wages

M – Legal Terms

Malfeasance

Medical Costs

Medical Expenses

Medical Expenses Plus Interest

Medical Experts

Mesothelioma Free Consultation

Mesothelioma & Health Insurance

Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Mesothelioma Lawsuit Hearing

Mesothelioma Litigation

Mesothelioma Settlement

Mesothelioma Verdicts

Mesothelioma Wrongful Death

Mitigating Circumstances

Monetary Compensation

Motion

N– Legal Terms

Negligence

Negligence Per Se

Nondurable Power of Attorney

Non-Economic Damages

Nonfeasance

Non-Jury Trial

Nuncupative Will

O – Legal Terms

Occupational Disease

Out-of-Court Settlement

Opening Statement

P – Legal Terms

Past and Future Damages

Pain and Suffering

Paralegal

Peer review

Perjury

Personal Injury

Personal Representative

Petition (or Complaint)

Physical Evidence

Physical Impairment in the Past and Future

Plaintiff

Powers of Attorney

Preponderance of the Evidence

Prima Facie

Probate

Product Identification – Asbestos

Product Liability

Proximate Cause

Product Liability

Punitive Damages

Q – Legal Terms

Question of Fact

R – Legal Terms

Rebuttal

Reasonable Care

Recover (Recovery)

Remedies

Remittitur

Request for Production

Reparations for Medical Expenses

Retainer Fee

S – Legal Terms

Second Chair

Selecting a Mesothelioma Lawyer

Several Liabilities

Severance

Social Security Records

Sophisticated Employer Defense

Springing Power of Attorney

Standard of Care

Standard of Proof

Statute of Limitations

Strict Construction

Structured Settlement

Summons

Survivor Action

T – Legal Terms

Testifying at Trial

Trial Calendar

Tort

V – Legal Terms

Verdict

Victims Compensation Fund

Victims of Mesothelioma

Violating Asbestos Regulations

Voir Dire

W – Legal Terms

Workers Injured by Asbestos

Workers Compensation

Work History

Wrongful Death Action

Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death Statute

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