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Jettison is the intentional throwing overboard of part of the cargo or some piece of the ship in order to save the ship or its cargo.

Jewelers block insurance is inland marine insurance designed to provide coverage for loss of or damage to jewelry that is the stock of jewelry retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, and pawnbrokers.

A job safety analysis is a detailed analysis of all the steps integral to a particular task.

Joint and several liability is a legal doctrine applying in some states that allows an injured person to sue and recover from any one or more of several wrongdoers at his or her option, regardless of that wrongdoer's degree of negligence.

Joint and survivorship annuity refers to an annuity issued to two or more persons under which annuity payments continue as long as either annuitant lives.

Joint annuity is an annuity issued to two or more persons under which annuity payments cease upon the death of either annuitant.

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of care in organized healthcare settings.

A joint defense is when the defendants in a particular case resolve to present a "united front" in the eyes of the plaintiff and the jury.

Joint insurance refers to life insurance written covering two or more lives with benefits payable when the first of the covered persons dies.

Joint life and survivor, or second to die, life insurance refers to life insurance coverage for two or more individuals where the death benefit is payable when the last surviving insured dies.