contractual liability

Definition

The liability assumed when entering into a contract in which either party to the contract fails to perform in accordance with the terms, otherwise known as a breach of contract. A promise to perform or deliver a service that may be enforced through adjudication.

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They still had contractual liability and if they did not live up to it then there would be consequences and they would have to pay.

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As written, if a worker is injured while performing duties at work, there is a contractual liability if said employee is not examined by a doctor within 24 hours to assess injuries occured.

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