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wrongful act

noun breach, breach of legal duty, civil wrong, contravention, delinquency, dereliction, dereeiction of duty, guilty act, illegality, impropriety, injustice, malefaction, malpractice, misbehavior, misconduct, misdoing, misfeasance, offense, offense against the law, tort, transgression, trespass, violation, willful wronggoing, wrong, wrongful conduct
Associated concepts: criminal act, illegality, perjury, tortuous act, wrongful attachment, wrongful conviction, wrongful death, wrongful execution, wrongful foreclosure, wrongful injunction, wrongful institution of an action, wrongful levy, wrongful testimony
See also: tort, tortious act
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The policy provides insurance for claims arising from wrongful acts against the insured agent for the rendering of or failure to render professional services.
Lawsky said, 'In every matter where there is bad conduct, we look very closely to see if we can identify individuals who have engaged in those wrongful acts and, if there is, then there should be consequences.
Khanlari called for legal action to be taken against perpetrators of the wrongful acts of blasphemy, adding that the courts of justice must bring the perpetrators behind the bar.
Compared to the daily breakfast Eirucsoportonkent specified delivery date for late settlement late penalty if it is caused by the wrongful acts Bidder, the same day that the goods affected by the default value of 10% of the net against,
Following several hearings, the court has found the show as innocent of promoting any wrongful acts.
Su personally and professionally and he is keen to gain back wrongful acts.
Secretary of Homs branch of al-Bth Party Subhi Harb said reconciliations that are continuing afoot present a chance for all those who have been enticed to get involved in wrongful acts to mend ways, hailing the immense efforts of government in this regard.
The court looked to the coverage provision, which stipulated that General Insurance "will pay on behalf of the insured damages that the insured becomes legally obligated to pay because of claims made against the insured for wrongful acts arising out of the performance of professional services for others.
Besides, an anti-corruption hotline was launched at the agency, and the citizens may report on wrongful acts of the workers of the State Registration Service.
Coverages available: General liability, wrongful acts, employment practices, school board liability, educators' legal liability, law enforcement liability.
It's important to note, however, that regardless of the specific type, individual practitioners cannot escape liability for their own negligence or deliberate wrongful acts.
In a resource-deficient environment, liability for medical malpractice depends on whether there was intentional or negligent wrongful conduct by the parties concerned, or whether they were vicariously liable for the wrongful acts or omissions of others.