apportionment of liability – parceling out of liability or an injury among multiple tortfeasors, and possibly the plaintiff as well

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apportionment of liability:
(1855)

1. Torts. The parceling out of liability or an injury among multiple tortfeasors, and possibly the plaintiff as well.  *  Apportionment of liability encompasses such legal doctrines as joint and several liability, comparative responsibility, indemnity, and settlements.  See Restatement (Third) of Torts: Apportionment of Liability (1999). [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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