No-fault meaning

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Of or related to a form of state-mandated automobile insurance that compensates a policy holder who becomes an accident victim, regardless of who is at fault.
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Of or related to a type of divorce that is granted without requiring proof of fault or bad conduct on the part of either spouse.
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Designating or of a form of insurance which covers certain losses of all persons injured, as in an automobile accident, without regard to fault.
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Designating a form of divorce granted without blame being sought or established.
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A legal distinction that doesn’t require opposing parties in a lawsuit or claim to prove who is at fault. No-fault commonly is used in divorce law and for automobile insurance. For auto insurance, each party seeks reimbursement from their own insurance company regardless of who was at fault. No-fault laws vary among states.
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Of claims or controversies, such as divorces or automobile accidents, in which adjudications or awards are made without reference to the parties’ guilt or blame.
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(chiefly of motor insurance) In which a claimant is compensated for actual economic loss without blame being assigned to a particular party.
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(of a divorce) In which neither party is assigned blame.
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