perils of the sea

Legal Definition of perils of the sea

: perils that are peculiar to the sea but are of such an extraordinary nature and power that one cannot guard against them using ordinary skill and prudence the insurance company denied that such waves in that region were perils of the sea

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“Perils of the sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/perils%20of%20the%20sea. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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