It is that legal fiction which the health authority relies upon in denying liability to the plaintiff.
All those who settled claims against them yesterday denied liability.
In 1984, hours before the trial was to start, the seven manufacturers of the chemical agreed to pay $180 million but denied liability for any injuries.
The settlement was reached out of court, with all defendants denying liability.
Invariably, when complaints are made, the council denies liability.
When the bikes were stolen, the insurer duly denied liability until, that is, I became involved.
"In the agreement there is no statement admitting liability or denying liability," he said.
Even though a $400,000.00 settlement was reached in 2010 the state has denied liability and thus has yet to expunge his record.
But not by myself, not when they're sure to deny liability.
If they continue to deny liability then you will have to evaluate the case as best you can without the benefit of expert advice.