responsible party


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responsible party

The individual whose actions or inactions caused injury, harm, or damage to something or someone.
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Form 8822-B must be filed within 60 days of a change in the identity of the responsible party or the party's identifying information.
and severally liable responsible party to seek contribution from other
A responsible party is not required to report if the adulteration originated with the responsible party; and the responsible party detected the adulteration prior to any transfer to another person of such article of food; and the responsible party corrected such adulteration; or destroyed or caused the destruction of such article of food.
In cases where a motion is appropriate but unsuccessful due to factual disputes concerning whether the plaintiff is an innocent potentially responsible party or not, defense counsel should consider asking the court to phase the trial proceedings and, if early enough, to phase discovery as well, so that the court may first decide this issue alone.
In many states if the responsible party cannot fund the remediation, the current property owner becomes financially responsible for remediating the existing contamination even though a No Further Action letter was issued prior to the property's purchase.
On the idea behind responsible party, the VP of Jurisdiction Online Jacques Couvillion explained, "Jurisdiction Online has provided information management software for state and local government regulation for more than a decade.
OPA places the primary burden of liability for the costs of oil spills on the responsible party in return for financial limitations on that liability.
companies who voluntarily clean up a toxic waste site cannot then sue another company as a potentially responsible party unless the first company is the subject themselves of a lawsuit.
district court, asserting he was not the responsible party under section 6672.
This settlement is good news because substantial public funds spent on this cleanup will be paid back and responsible party funding for cleanup work is secure for the foreseeable future.
McCooe outside his chambers in October of 1997 left little room for compromise - either a responsible party immediately stepped up to the plate to repair the vacant 120-year-old Neo Grec brownstone structure at 2011 Fifth Avenue (between 124th and 125th streets) or he'd allow the City's Department of Buildings to demolish the property.
forced the responsible party to remediate a contaminated site such as a

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