uberrima fides


uberrima fides
\\yüˈberəməˈfī(ˌ)dēz\ noun
Etymology: Latin, literally, most abundant faith

the rights of the parties … should be interpreted in a spirit of uberrima fides — H.B.Brown


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  • uberrima fides — uber·ri·ma fi·des /yü ber i mə fī ˌdēz, ü ber ē ˌmä fē ˌdās/ n [Latin, most abundant good faith]: utmost or perfect good faith acted in uberrima fides ◇ The terms uberrima fides and uberrimae fidei, although grammatically distinct in Latin, are… …   Law dictionary

  • Uberrima fides — (sometimes seen in its genitive form uberrimae fidei) is a Latin phrase meaning utmost good faith (literally, most abundant faith ). It is the name of a legal doctrine which governs insurance contracts. This means that all parties to an insurance …   Wikipedia

  • uberrima fides — See utmost good faith …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • uberrima fides — /yuwbehrama faydiyz/ Lat. The most abundant good faith; absolute and perfect candor or openness and honesty; the absence of any concealment or deception, however slight. A phrase used to express the perfect good faith, concealing nothing, with… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Uberrima fides — utmost good faith, as required of one who contracts with another to whom he stands in a fiduciary relationship. 37 Am J2d Fraud § 15. Insurance policies are traditionally contracts uberrimae fidei. Stipcich v Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. 277 US 311 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Fides — may refer to:*Fides (mythology), the goddess of trust in Roman mythology *Fides (reliability), guide allowing estimated reliability calculation in electronics *Fides Romanin, Italian cross country skier of the 1950s *37 Fides, asteroid in the… …   Wikipedia

  • fides — /faydiyz/ Faith; honesty; confidence; trust; veracity; honor. Occurring in the phrases bona fides (good faith), mala fides (bad faith), and uberrima fides (the utmost or most abundant good faith) …   Black's law dictionary

  • fides — /faydiyz/ Faith; honesty; confidence; trust; veracity; honor. Occurring in the phrases bona fides (good faith), mala fides (bad faith), and uberrima fides (the utmost or most abundant good faith) …   Black's law dictionary

  • utmost good faith — uberrima fides The fundamental principle of insurance practice, requiring that a person wishing to take out an insurance cover must provide all the information the insurer needs to calculate the correct premium for the risk involved. Nothing must …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield — For descendants of the first Lord Mansfield, see Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield. The Right Honourable The Earl of Mansfield SL …   Wikipedia