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Laws and acts

General acts of the international, USA, UK and European Laws.

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joint and several liability

Law; Laws and acts

Liable individually and collectively. If only one of several defendants has the ability to pay damages, he may be liable for all the damages, not just a percentage.

judgment debtor

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Party who must pay damages after a trial and he is obligated to satisfy the court decision because an unsatisfied court decision is awarded against him.

laches

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The doctrine that dictates that enforcement of a legal right can be denied if the person seeking to enforce the right unreasonably delayed the action to the prejudice of the person against whom the ...

motion to compel

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A motion asking the court to require that the other party perform some act, such as answering discovery requests or producing a witness for questioning.

negligence

Law; Laws and acts

Establishment of a duty, followed by a breach of that duty and an establishment of damages.For compensation to be awarded, it must be established that the negligence was the proximate cause of ...

degree of negligence

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One of the varying levels of negligence typically designated as slight negligence, ordinary negligence, and gross negligence.

quantum

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The required, desired or allowed amount; portion or share.

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