• strict liability
  • 1) According to this doctrine, strict liability may be viewed as a halfway house between mens rea (where the prosecution is required to prove fault or the requisite mental element beyond reasonable doubt, as is the case for all criminal offences) and absolute liability (where there is no fault requirement, and proof of the proscribed act, or actus reus, leads to a finding of guilt). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • judgment
  • While its seminal decision on corporate liability for nursing homes awaits judgment from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the state Superior Court has kicked a similar matter back to Philadelphia court for the possible addition of punitive damages. (law.com)
  • practice
  • According to him, his ministry was also able to secure assistance from the International Senior Lawyers Project in specialised areas of legal practice such as preparing, drafting and reviewing international commercial agreements to cover capacity deficit in the ministry in the short term. (foroyaa.gm)
  • assessment
  • Another comprehensive terminological codification for the legal assessment of the technological developments in the robotics industry has already begun mainly in Asian countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • immune
  • If you try to join a government entity on a novel liability theory only to have it dismissed as immune, you have provided the groundwork for the other defendants to have the jury apportion liability against the government entity and reduce the total verdict. (law.com)
  • In a unanimous decision, the court held that Rosenthal was a "user of interactive computer services" and therefore immune from liability under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • news
  • LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. (law.com)
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  • Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. (law.com)
  • cover
  • Even with professional liability insurance to cover such losses, occasionally the total amounts granted to plaintiffs have surpassed the maximum amounts the insurance can or will cover. (wikipedia.org)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - A professional liability insurer has no duty to cover the costs of a $1.75 million legal malpractice action filed against a law firm insured and two of its attorneys, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled April 10 (Chicago Insurance Co. v. Paulson & Nace, et al. (lexisnexis.com)
  • content
  • ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content. (law.com)
  • Confidentiality in mediation has such importance that in most cases the legal system cannot force a mediator to testify in court as to the content or progress of mediation. (wikipedia.org)
  • injuries
  • It imposes a nondelegable, absolute liability on owners and general contractors for construction-related injuries, even though the liable party does not perform the work, supervise the work, or employ the injured worker. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • penalties
  • It suggests imputing absolute liability to corporate officers, relative to their degree of knowledge and control, by way of class-based administrative monetary penalties on the basis that such penalties would align the costs of liability with those best-positioned to avoid it, and thereby realign corporate incentives. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Government
  • Legal liability concerns both civil law and criminal law and can arise from various areas of law, such as contracts, torts, taxes, or fines given by government agencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Board of Trial Advocacy and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys are not affiliated with any government authority. (blogs.com)
  • subject
  • Do the joint liability rules only apply to tortious actions subject to jurisdiction in Pennsylvania? (law.com)
  • concept
  • Manufacturer's liability, a legal concept in most countries, reflects the fact that producers have a responsibility not to sell a defective product. (wikipedia.org)
  • concerns
  • If these parties had already entered into a release of liability, they would have no concerns with the final adjudicated apportionment. (law.com)
  • party
  • He shouldn't have to re-establish Labour''s credentials - apart from apologising for his party''s wrecking of the economy and absolute liability over immigration. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For purposes of apportioning liability only, the question of liability of any defendant or other person who has entered into a release with the plaintiff with respect to the action and who is not a party shall be transmitted to the trier of fact upon appropriate requests and proofs by any party. (law.com)
  • Medical
  • It is also possible that a device carried by an unconscious person may not be their own, or not be up to date, with concomitant risks to health and legal liability of medical personnel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Share
  • First, the legislature specifically excluded employers from the classification of parties that can share in a liability determination. (law.com)
  • potential
  • Consequently, the Gambia now faces a potential legal liability bill in excess of two billion dalasis," Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambadou said on Thursday, 23rd March at a press conference held at AG Chambers. (foroyaa.gm)
  • Both of these provisions support the potential for the jury to be permitted to apportion liability against an unnamed defendant. (law.com)
  • general
  • The attorney general of the Cherokee Nation on Thursday asked an Oklahoma federal court to dismiss a suit filed by pharmacies and drug distributors aimed at halting a tribal court case against them that alleged liability for opioid addiction, saying the tribal court case had ended. (law360.com)
  • injury
  • I will address this prestigious group of neurosurgeons on their role and legal responsibility for concussion and brain injury upon assuming the role of a team physician for youth sports. (blogs.com)
  • time
  • The benefits of mediation include: Cost While a mediator may charge a fee comparable to that of an attorney, the mediation process generally takes much less time than moving a case through standard legal channels. (wikipedia.org)
  • court
  • The court agreed that "subjecting Internet service providers and users to defamation liability would tend to chill online speech. (wikipedia.org)
  • parties
  • Support for the proposition that liability can be assessed against defendants who are not parties to the litigation exists in two separate clauses of this paragraph. (law.com)
  • Second, the legislature barred any collateral effects of a liability finding for parties covered by this provision in any subsequent litigation. (law.com)
  • different
  • He looked an absolute liability before last season, then came back a totally different player before getting injured (with what might be his last match for us, against Leeds last season, being one of the best individual displays by a Coventry player last season). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Claimants can prove liability through a myriad of different theories, known as theories of liability. (wikipedia.org)