civil liability

  

Definition

Legal obligations arising from private wrongs (see tort) or a breach of contract that is not a criminal act (public wrong). Liability insurance covers only civil liabilities.

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  • You need to make sure to always understand what civil liability you have so that you do not break it.

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  • If you hurt someone, you have a civil liability to fund their care for as long as necessary and compensate them for damages.

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  • He had civil liability and had to pay for the thing because he was at fault and needed to pay the dues.

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