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li·a·ble

(lī'ă-bĕl)
In health care, denotes legal responsibility (e.g., proper therapy, billing).
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They performed their duties to the fullest extent deemed necessary, and yet were held liable when others around them failed.
Under the terms of the current national settlement agreement, the government will pay 70 per cent of successful damage claims and the church is liable for 30 per cent, up to $25 million.
Little received a notice from the IRS that he was personally liable for unpaid income taxes and penalties amounting to $63,734.
If so, claims for past and anticipatory Y2K-remediation expenses should be rejected because an insurer is not liable on its policy for die safety of the ship unless it is suitably constructed and equipped, "has a captain of competent skill" and a "crew competent for the voyage.
An earlier Tax Court decision, Tolzman, (15) found that the guarantor of a corporation's debt became directly and primarily liable following the company's insolvency.
If you're just negligent, you're not liable under 10(b).
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Both decisions recognize the general tort principle that one who acts without ordinary care and causes injury to another may be held liable for such conduct.
In a pair of milestone 7-2 rulings on sexual harassment, the court said employers are always liable when a supervisor's abuse results in a tangible job injury to the victim, such as firing, demotion or transfer to an undesirable job.
In the litigation, Boston Gas claimed that NEES, MEC, and NEPSCO were liable for cleanup of the plaintiffs' property and an adjacent parcel owned by Boston Gas.
Two other features of One Whitehall should be also noted: (i) that Court held that tenant could be held liable for re-letting costs even if those exceeded the proceeds of re-letting - a result clearly indicated also by the standard REBNY language; and (ii) under the lease language there, the Court would imply a condition that landlord could recover only the reasonable expenses of re-letting, not landlord's actual expenses - a result arguably at odds with the standard REBNY language.
Those among them who would be liable for taxes under the new law were liable under the old law.