civil liability

Definition of "civil liability"
  1. An obligation resulting in the need to pay damages or face other court action, usually following a lawsuit by a private party
How to use "civil liability" in a sentence
  1. The company faced civil liability over their failure to ensure safe working conditions.
  2. The driver was at risk of civil liability for the damage caused in the accident.
  3. Due to the data breach, the company may have exposed itself to civil liability.

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