Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Joint liability
Joint liability: The legal concept of joint liability relates to the extent to which multiple parties may each be responsible for the entirety of a lawsuit award. For example, a doctor and hospital might have joint liability if both are defendants in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The legal issues related to joint liability differ depending on the state and country or jurisdiction. Joint liability is also called several liability. Consult an attorney or professional legal adviser for advice.
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