Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Two or more persons whose collective negligence in a single accident or event causes damages to another person. Joint tortfeasors may be held jointly and severally liable for damages, meaning that any of them can be responsible to pay the entire amount, no matter what proportion of responsibility each has.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:18 pm