joint and several liability

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joint and several liability

(in law) a condition in which several persons share the liability for a plaintiff 's injury and may be found liable individually or as a group.
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Furthermore, the Commission considered that EI DuPont and Dow, as the parent companies of the joint venture DDE, should be held jointly and severally liable for the behaviour of that joint venture during the period from 1 April 1996 to 13 May 2002.
Because she signed a lease, and the lease contains a clause stating that the tenants are joint and severally liable for any debts arising from the lease.
Net Contribution Clause - this is a form of limitation clause that pierces the principle that all "players" in a construction project are joint and severally liable for the employers should things go wrong.
If the landlord or appointed managing agent fails to comply with this provision, they will become jointly and severally liable for the invoices for water usage at the rented property.
The court found ABB defendants jointly and severally liable for $13.
The judge found the defaulting defendants jointly and severally liable as participants in a conspiracy under New York common law.
Additionally it would hold anyone knowingly advising an employer or person to misclassify employees jointly and severally liable lor any fines and penalties.
Siemens Transmission & Distribution SA (SEHV) and Magrini are jointly and severally liable with Schneider Electric SA for the amount of 8,100,000
The plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that each defendant's negligence proximately caused her severe and permanent eye injuries, and that the defendants were jointly and severally liable.
Upon application to a self insured trust, a member agrees to be Jointly and Severally Liable for the unfunded liabilities and expenses incurred during their membership.
The insurer argued that each was strictly liable for distributing a defective product, and jointly and severally liable for the whole amount of the homeowner's damage.
The proceedings allege that the Norwegian State and Oslo Bors are jointly and severally liable for damages with an upper limit of NOK850m," Oslo Bors said in a brief statement.