Solidary liability

in the civil law of Louisiana : liability that is shared by obligors and that makes any one obligor liable for the entire obligation to the obligee but also apportions the liability among the obligors so that contribution is allowed
: such liability for a tort that is imposed on joint tortfeasors
see also solidary obligation at obligation

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