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joint and several liability

From Longman Business Dictionary
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joint and several liabilityˌjoint and ˈseveral liaˌbility [uncountable]LAW when a number of different people or organizations are responsible both as a group and individually for harm or injury they have causedUnder joint and several liability, the auditors could be found liable for the entire amount sought from all defendants. liability
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