Employer's Liability
Under the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969, employers are under a statutory duty to take out insurance against claims by employees for injuries/disease arising in the course of or out of employment. It is a criminal offence not to display the insurance certificate.

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  • employer's liability — legal liability of an employer for the actions of his employees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • employer’s liability acts — n. Statutes defining employer liability for injuries that happen to employees while working; see also workers’ compensation The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • employer's liability insurance — noun : insurance against loss an employer may suffer from his common law liability for injury to an employee excluding liability imposed by a workmen s compensation act …   Useful english dictionary

  • Federal Employer's Liability Act — Federal workers compensation law which protects employees of railroads engaged in interstate and foreign commerce. 45 U.S. C.A. No. 51 et seq. Payments are made for death or disability sustained in performance of duties of employment …   Black's law dictionary

  • Liability insurance — is a part of the general insurance system of risk financing. Originally, individuals or companies that faced a common peril , formed a group and created a self help fund out of which to pay compensation should any member incur loss. The modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Liability — A financial obligation, or the cash outlay that must be made at a specific time to satisfy the contractual terms of such an obligation. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * liability li‧a‧bil‧i‧ty [ˌlaɪəˈbɪlti] noun liabilities PLURALFORM …   Financial and business terms

  • liability — 1) In the broad legal sense, responsibility or obligation. For example, a person is liable to pay his debts, under the law; 2) In accounting, any debt owed by an individual or organization. Current, or short term, liabilities are those to be paid …   Financial and business terms

  • liability — The word is a broad legal term. Mayfield v. First Nat. Bank of Chattanooga, Tenn., C.C.A.Tenn., 137 F.2d 1013, 1019. It has been referred to as of the most comprehensive significance, including almost every character of hazard or responsibility,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • liability — The word is a broad legal term. Mayfield v. First Nat. Bank of Chattanooga, Tenn., C.C.A.Tenn., 137 F.2d 1013, 1019. It has been referred to as of the most comprehensive significance, including almost every character of hazard or responsibility,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • employer liability — ➔ liability * * * employer liability UK US (also employers liability) noun [U] INSURANCE, HR ► legal responsibility for any problems, accidents, or mistakes that your employees make while working for you: »Employer liability could become an issue …   Financial and business terms

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