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liability       294922121

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Designates the grounds and procedures for civil law actions based on a violation of a legal duty or standard of care, usually resulting in an accident of some sort, although civil suits stemming from intentional (even criminal) acts are also included.

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civil liability
legal responsibility

Related terms
compensation
responsibility
torts
victims

Subject category
10.06 PRIVATE LAW



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