Legal definition of liability
Medical Malpractice Legal Terminology


any legal responsibility, whether corporate or personal.

Liability also applies to alleged criminal acts in which the defendant may be responsible for his/her acts which constitute a crime, thus making him/her subject to conviction and punishment.
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Lexology (registration)Put simply, the Bolam and Bolitho tests (as they are commonly known) provide that a doctor will meet the requisite standard of care if he has acted in accordance with the practices and opinions of a responsible body of medical practitioners skilled in ... more »
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