Joint and Several Liability Insurance Coverage Explained
What Is Joint and Several Liability?
Joint and Several Liability def: A legal doctrine applying in some jurisdictions that allows an injured person to sue and recover from any one or more of several wrongdoers at his or her option, regardless of that wrongdoer’s degree of negligence. The injured party cannot receive double compensation but can choose to recover 100 percent of a damages award from any defendant who is found liable to any extent. See also Several liability.
The Need For Joint and Several Liability Insurance Coverage Differs By Geography
When operating in a jurisdiction where Joint and Several Liability is a potential legal outcome it’s important to ensure your policy is properly structured. Speak to ALIGNED Insurance Advocate to learn more about Joint and Several Liability and other ways to protect your organization.
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