personal liability

Definition of "personal liability"
  1. The responsibility that a person has when harm occurs on their property or as a result of their actions
How to use "personal liability" in a sentence
  1. If someone slipped and fell on Mara's icy sidewalk, she might face personal liability for their injuries.
  2. When Ken missed the deadline to complete his contract, he was told he was under personal liability for breaching the agreement.
  3. Amy's personal liability extended to any damages caused by her dog, including if it bites a neighbor.

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