Responsibility, Liability, And Naming The Defendant In An Injury Case

Liability is one of the central concepts in American personal injury law. In legal terms, liability decides whether a defendant should compensate a claimant. You should understand what liability is, how it relates to the non-legal idea of responsibility, and how it dictates who the defendant will be. Responsibility vs. Liability Not all responsible parties in injury cases are liable. Responsibility may inform legal liability, but it's not the only thing that determines if a defendant is liable. Read More