several liability



Liability which, in contrast to a joint liability, is distinct and separate from the liability of others. In case of a dispute, a plaintiff may start legal proceeding only against a particular defendant, without involving (joining) other party or parties. See also joint and several liability.

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  • Several liability allows me to seek recovery individually from any of the parties responsible for an action irrespective of responsibility by multiple parties.

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  • You need to always be sure that you are doing things within t he several liability so that you don't take on to much.

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  • The particularly large reptile had several liability for the dead babies, for which it would lose its tail, its skin, and eventually its head.

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