What is liability?


Liability may also refer in specific fields to:

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Turberville V Stampe - See Also
... v Fowler 1 Salk 282 Hern v Nichols 1 Salk 289 On liability for strangers and acts of God emanating from land Sedleigh Denfield v O’Callaghan AC 880 Goldman v Hargrave 1 AC 645 Smith v ... Review 504, control test unrealistic today JW Neyers, ‘A Theory of Vicarious Liability’ (2005) 43 Alberta Law Review 287 ...
Liability For Defective Products Act 1991
... The Liability for Defective Products Act 1991 is an Act of the Oireachtas that augmented Irish law on product liability formerly based solely on negligence ... It introduced a strict liability regime for defective products, implementing Council of the European Union Directive 85/374/EEC ...
Liability - Finance
... liability (financial accounting), a current obligation of an entity arising from past transactions or events Accrued liabilities and contingent ...
Stone V. Chisolm
... The court found that in order to ascertain the existence of the liability in a given case requires an account to be taken of the amount of the corporate indebtedness ... Otherwise the facts which constitute the basis of liability might be determined differently by juries in several actions, by which some creditors might obtain satisfaction and others be defeated ... The evident intention of the provision is that the liability shall be for the common benefit of all entitled to enforce it according to their interest, an apportionment which, in case there cannot be satisfaction ...
Statute Of Limitations In Ireland - Notes
1991 Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Act, 2000 Defamation Act 2009 Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 Civil Liability Act 1961 Liability for Defective Products Act 1991 ...

More definitions of "liability":

  • (noun): The state of being legally obliged and responsible.
  • (noun): The quality of being something that holds you back.