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In what circumstance would a holding company be legally liable if a subsidiary is sued or involved in an legal issues?

One of the major reasons for having layers of companies like that is to take advantage of the "corporate veil", or liability shield upward in the ownership structure. The original concept ...
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Can I sue a multinational company from another country from which the incident happened because I relocated

You can certainly sue in your current home country where the company has offices, the conduct occurred, and you lived when the error was made. You simply hire a local lawyer to handle the case for you ...
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Liability of joint bank account owner (U.S.)

No Merely having a joint bank account with soemoen does not make one person responsible for the other person's debts or obligations. However, a financial association of the kind which leads to a joint ...
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Liability as a project manager

Is this acceptable to avoid liability or is there better wording? There is not nearly enough information for assessing whether the statement precludes a finding of liability. Consider the following ...
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Am I responsible for accidental damage done by an electrician?

There are various ways in which you could be "responsible". For example, if you own the house, have no insurance, the house burns to the ground and the electrician has no resources that you ...
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Would I be liable for damage caused by a vehicle fault, if a mechanic has told me the fault doesn't exist?

The defective vehicle owner's liability depends upon whether the vehicle owner failed to use the care of a reasonable person to prevent the accident, which is up to a jury to decide on a case by case ...
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Would I be liable for damage caused by a vehicle fault, if a mechanic has told me the fault doesn't exist?

The mechanic could be held liable, indeed this attorney explains what you have to prove in exactly this case (not necessarily involving a million dollar car). The mechanic was negligent in diagnosing ...
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Would I be liable for damage caused by vehicle failure during a test drive?

It would be determined on a case by case basis in states, such as Colorado (and most, but not all, other U.S. states) that have a comparative negligence regime. In these states, a jury is asked if ...
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Would I be liable for damage caused by vehicle failure during a test drive?

Yes Under Texas law (and pretty much everywhere else) the driver of the vehicle is responsible for ensuring that it is roadworthy. This does not mean that someone else cannot also be liable - the ...
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