inevitable accident

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Noun1.inevitable accident - a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of eventsinevitable accident - a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events; "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"
calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, disaster, cataclysm - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
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According to one theory it was just an inevitable accident the sequence of which went something like this:
'A licensee shall not be liable to compensate a customer where a call gets cut due to a third-party interference on the licensee's connection lines or inevitable accident,' the Bill reads.
class="MsoNormalBut telcos will not be liable to compensate a consumer where a call gets cut off due to third party interference on the licensee's connection lines, inevitable accident or force majeure.
The Inevitable Accident, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018, hb, ix+495 pages, ISBN 978-1-78897-197-3
I assumed the driver's insurance would pay for the damage, but now his insurance company says it won't pay out to repair our car or for injury to anyone in it because it was an "inevitable accident".
A glance at the map shows that the most open country lies eastwards between Nuneaton and Coventry and commonsense declares this way the least likely to involve citizens when the inevitable accident comes as it did at Staines.
500,000 per week for not complying with the project execution plan/schedule described in Annex-B for a maximum limit of ten-weeks, as long as it does not fall under the category of inevitable accident. Audit pointed out the non-recovery in July-August, 2010.
Given the number of fatal accidents this year alone on Al Wasel road please could the management of AiRight AngleA[umlaut]Ae would like to look into this matter and remove the billboard before they cause an inevitable accident.
These authorities need to discover the whole truth, instead of dismissing the disaster as an inevitable accident caused by inclement weather.
It was outrageously dangerous and when the inevitable accident happened you were driving far too fast and were quite unable to hold the bend.
A philosophical outlook is required and an acceptance that despite watching him,hawk-like,for 59 minutes and 43 seconds in every hour,it is during the 17 seconds you take to be curt to a customer services operator who has called to ask,``Is that Mr G.A.Corner?'' (''No, he passed away this morning and you are intruding on my grief'', usually does the trick) that the inevitable accident occurs.