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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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Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) insurance is designed to provide coverage for claims that arise from "wrongful acts" committed in the rendering of legal services in the lawyer's capacity and generally provide both indemnification coverage and claims expense coverage.
Daniel Krigers of law firm Chadwick Lawrence EMPLOYERS can be liable for wrongful acts (or omissions) committed by its employees where there is a sufficiently close connection between the employees' actions related to the employees' 'field of activities', which falls outside the scope of the contractual relationship.
"Rest assured that this will be put to good use and that safeguards against corruption are in place to prevent and punish wrongful acts in the management of our resources," he added.
Dvorak contests this decision on the ground that the complaint alleges other, later wrongful acts by Radzik.
"Let us all be reminded that doing such wrongful acts will not only sow terror on the community but will ultimately deny them with a chance to progress.'
Preventing atrocity crimes and the responsibility of states for internationally wrongful acts were the main topics on the agenda of the 29th informal meeting of Legal Advisers of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of UN Member States, which was chaired by Poland at the UN Headquarters in New York.
DOJ also questioned why Makati RTC 148 blames the Ad hoc Amnesty Committee of the Department of National Defense, and not Trillanes, for the loss of his amnesty papers, noting that wrongful acts of agents should not be taken against the government.
The Iranian ambassador underlined that each and every member of the UN has a duty to stand up to US wrongful acts and contempt for the rule of law in international relations.
Unhelpfully, most E&O policies only state in the coverage grant that the insurer will pay for the "wrongful acts" of the insured.
'The petition by the plaintiff failed to list out the wrongful acts committed by the three respondents and did not categorise the wrongful acts by the Malaysian Election Commission,' Hashim said when delivering his decision.
Traveler's denied coverage, asserting that any wrongful acts or injuries to Ferguson occurred before its policies were in effect.
The district court found that the claims were based on the same actthe town's joint terminations of the officers for what Bralley and Cook viewed as insubordinationor, alternatively, that all three claims were based on "interrelated" wrongful acts which also rendered them a single claim under the policy.