wrongful act


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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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Focus: Breach of Contract Attorneys Fees The third-party litigation exception to the American Rule allows a plaintiff to recover attorney fees incurred in third-party litigation caused by a wrongful act of the defendant.
In sexual abuse, harassment or similar allegations of a wrongful act, evidence of the validity of the claim would bar coverage.
The 2001 Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts clearly notes in Article 35 that "a state responsible for an internationally wrongful act is under an obligation to make restitution, that is, to re-establish the situation which existed before the wrongful act was committed, provided and to the extent that restitution is not materially impossible.
In a claims occurrence policy, the coverage is available for lifetime provided that the wrongful act has "OCCURRED".
Any allegation with respect to these laws will result in monetary damages and compensation to be paid by DandO as a result of their wrongful act, Some of them can be as follows:
Claim expenses and regulatory damages that an insured incurs responding to any regulatory proceeding first made against the insured and reported during the policy period resulting from a privacy or security wrongful act.
As a matter of fact the sitting rulers consider themselves above the law but they will have to be the answerable for the misdeeds and corruption He said, if rulers did not have commit any wrongful act, they should give answers of four questions and if they do so , PTI does not need to hold any protests or Jalsa.
The former civil servant said: "This is the first and last wrongful act I will ever commit.
If the policy considers the intrusion date as the date of the wrongful act, a contractor may end up with no coverage for a breach that is discovered after the policy has incepted.
While this is undoubtedly an accurate recitation of Florida law, and it is certainly true that Florida follows the "American Rule" on entitlement to attorneys' fees, civil litigators should also be cognizant of a potent exception to this rule: the wrongful act doctrine.
Giving examples of incidents she's come across in the past period, Raja'a blamed social media and technology for this wrongful act.
He underlined that a strong movement is required to stop the repetition of the wrongful act of blaspheming sanctities.