Joint And Several Liability



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Definition of Joint And Several Liability

Joint and several liability occurs in a personal injury claim if multiple parties can be held responsible and liable for the negligence and actions which caused the victim's loss. In joint and several liability claims the victim may be awarded compensation from one or more parties. Generally the cost is divided among all parties, but payment could also come from only one party.



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