personal liability

personal liability
An obligation attaching to the person, as distinguished from an obligation enforceable against property. A liability of an agent or fiduciary imposed on a personal basis for something done by him in the course of the agency or administration of the trust. See stockholder's liability.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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