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Synonyms for liability

Synonyms for liability

a condition of owing something to another

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

Synonyms for liability

the state of being legally obliged and responsible

the quality of being something that holds you back

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I argue, in Part IV, that the simple strict liability rule that applies in manufacturing defect cases--i.
Strict liability (Restatement of Torts 2d [section] 402A).
These offences may properly be called offences of strict liability.
In R v Wholesale Travel Group Inc, (2) rendered under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, (3) the Court was asked to determine whether this reversal of the burden of proof for strict liability offences was not merely fair, but constitutional as well.
If elements within Scottish football make it so toxic that it cannot survive the introduction of strict liability, then we need to find ways to address these elements.
But what if committing a strict liability offense could land
There are thousands of strict liability laws in the U.
There will be no change to the emphasis placed on Rule 174(i) that places strict liability upon a trainer when a greyhound in his/her care tests positive for a banned substance, such as morphine and Rule 215, concerning the feeding of bread remains unchanged.
There are many motoring regulations that courts regard as imposing a strict liability on drivers, including traffic signals, road signs and vehicle lighting rules and I imagine that bus lane compliance is viewed in this way.
A legal principle which imposes liability on a party regardless of whether that party was negligent, strict liability arises when the loss is caused by what has been deemed by the courts as an "abnormally dangerous" activity.
that statements of opinion are not actionable under strict liability provisions of securities laws unless plaintiffs allege that defendants didn't believe the statements they made.
An operator cannot be held to the strict liability provisions of the Mine Act, where the wording of two standards would offer conflicting results.