solidary liability

Definition of "solidary liability"
  1. An obligation in Louisiana civil law where all parties involved (obligors) share responsibility and can be held accountable for the whole obligation by the obligee, but the liability is divided among the obligors so that they can seek reimbursement from each other (contribution)
How to use "solidary liability" in a sentence
  1. The court ruled that the defendants had solidary liability for the damages in the civil case.
  2. The contract stated that all parties involved have a solidary liability towards the full obligation.
  3. In the event of a non-fulfilled obligation, the obligee has the right to pursue any part of the debt from any obligor under solidary liability.

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