unavoidable accident

noun
un·​avoid·​able accident

Legal Definition of unavoidable accident

: an accident that is not proximately caused by the negligence of any party or that is unforeseeable or not preventable by exercise of reasonable precautions and for which liability based on fault is not imposed — compare act of god

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“Unavoidable accident.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unavoidable%20accident. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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