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contract of adhesion

Contract of adhesion is a legal concept wherein a contract is offered intact to one party by another with the stipulation that the second party accept or reject the contract in total without the opportunity to bargain over the wording.

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When interpreting contracts of adhesion, the courts will construe any ambiguities against the drafter of the contracts. Insurance policies are contracts of adhesion and are therefore construed strictly against insurers.

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