contract of adhesion
- A type of agreement that is typically formulated by the more powerful party, and is not subject to negotiation by the other party, often presented in a pre-determined format
- Insurance policies are often contracts of adhesion because the terms are set by the insurance company and the customer cannot negotiate them.
- Because of the imbalance of power, a contract of adhesion may be challenged in court for being unjust.
- The consumer had no choice but to accept the terms laid out in the contract of adhesion as they wanted to use the software.