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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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If we can get a joint way forward with the league, the SFA and the clubs to make that big statement of strict liability it would help the situation greatly.
Backers of strict liability say clubs should have to take responsibility and ensure a safe environment for players and supporters.
If the law's strict liability provision were changed to help bring down insurance costs, and thereby reduce construction costs, negligent owners or contractors could and should still be held responsible for worksite injuries just as they are in other states that do not have a Scaffold Law.
Chief executive Rupert Arnold said: "We would like to take this opportunity to clarify and confirm that the NTF supports the principle of strict liability in equine anti-doping cases and we have not challenged it in recent cases.
Strict liability for product defects grew out of dissatisfaction with warranty and negligence theories of recovery for product injuries.
In a unilateral accident case, where only the injurer can influence the accident risk, both negligence and strict liability will provide incentives to follow an efficient care level.
First, it discusses the choice between strict liability and negligence in the area of product safety (issue 1).
When strict liability and negligence claims are tried together, to clarify differences between them it may be necessary to add language to the strict liability instructions to the effect that a product is defective if unreasonably dangerous even though the seller has exercised all possible care in the preparation and sale of the product.
The FDCPA is a strict liability statute, meaning that if can be proven that someone violated a provision of the FDCPA, the intent of the party is irrelevant.
Second, when consumers misperceive risk, only strict liability is efficient because firms (which are assumed to perceive risks accurately) will set a price that correctly conveys product risk to consumers, so they will purchase the correct amount, and firms, because they bear the full damages from any accidents, will invest in efficient safety.
Should the Court replace the strict liability analysis of [section]402A with the analysis of the Third Restatement?
In 1963, the California Supreme Court bypassed the law of contracts and warranty in a seminal case of product-related injury and introduced the notion of strict liability which goes beyond simple negligence (Greenman v Yuba Power Products Inc., 377 P.2d 897 [Cal.
Strict liability offenses--defined as infractions, violations, or
This legislation is unnecessary and does nothing more than divert attention from the very real problem of the unacceptable societal costs of the strict liability standard placed on contractors by Section 240 of New York's Labour Law.'
It explains the nature of tortious liability, negligence, occupier's liability, nuisance, strict liability, trespass to land and the person, torts concerning goods and reputation, employment-related torts, and remedies and limitation periods.