Contributory Negligence | Zinc [Insurance]
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Contributory Negligence

Lurking behind those affable corporate mascots, this legal principle, cleverly employed by big-box auto insurance providers to minimize payouts, can tip the scales of liability to favor an offender and leave the victim shortchanged even when fault may be clear. The argument is that you likely did some small thing that contributed to cause and therefore share liability. It's the other side of naming your price or saving 15%.

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