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liability

[līəbil′itē]
Etymology: L, ligare, to bind
1 something one is obligated to do or an obligation required to be fulfilled by law, usually financial in nature.
2 the amount of money required to fulfill a financial obligation.
Health insurance The potential for paying claims based on use of an insured service
Malpractice All character of obligation, amenability, and responsibility for an act before the law

liability

Malpractice All character of obligation, amenability, and responsibility for an act before the law. See Corporate liability, Current liability, Limits of liability, Malpractice Product liability, Professional liability, Strict liability.

liability (līəbil´itē),

n the state of being bound by law or justice to do something or to make good something; legal responsibility.

liability

financial or legal responsibility.
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24) Here Vattel echoes his predecessor, Vitoria, who, as I noted above in the discussion of moral liability to attack, asserted that violence may be done only to those who have "done some wrong.
A just cause is necessarily connected with moral liability to attack on the part of those targeted for attack.
The basis of moral liability must be some form of responsible action by the person who is liable.