derivative liability – liability that a person other than the one wronged has a right to redress (i.e. a widow in a wrongful-death action or liability to a corporation in a shareholder’s derivative suit)

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derivative liability:
(1886)

1. Liability for a wrong that a person other than the one wronged has a right to redress.  *  Examples include liability to a widow in a wrongful-death action and liability to a corporation in a shareholder’s derivative suit. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

 

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