criminal liability



The liability that arises out of breaking a law or committing a criminal act. Liability insurance does not cover criminal liability.

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  • I did not want any criminal liability for the thing that had happened, because I had no involvement with it at all.

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  • You don't want to ever do anything that puts you in a position of criminal liability or you may end up in jail.

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  • If the doctor allows you to leave the hospital after you are known to be highly intoxicated, he could possibly face criminal liability.

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