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20:19 Aug 1, 2006
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French to English translations [PRO]
Law (general) / court document
French term or phrase: à titre subsidaire
I've checked the gloss, but would like other suggestions please (for me to compare with one that I have been given). Thanks

à titre subsidaire, la responsabilité de Madame X quant à la genèse de l’accident est engagée principalement sur la base de l’article …
juliebarba
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:40
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1in the alternativeNeil Crockford
3 +2secondarilyxxxBourth


Discussion entries: 5





  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
secondarily


Explanation:
WRGSB maintains that it is only secondarily liable--and Insignia primarily ... Neither has WRGSB shown that Kirschbaum's accident resulted from Insignia's ...
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=3rd&navby=case&no=001017

As already noted, the Greenville fire truck involved in this accident was ... been required to discharge a claim for which he is only secondarily liable, ...
home.olemiss.edu/~llibcoll/ndms/june96/96D0126P.rtf

In that case, the principal becomes secondarily liable and compensation may ... accident was not compensable against Fluor Daniel because "the accident did ...
www.kscourts.org/kscases/ctapp/2003/20030117/87621.htm

Once their legal responsibility ends, the insurance company which is secondarily responsible must begin paying your medical bills. ...
experts.about.com/q/Personal-Injury-Law-928/Personal-Injury-8.htm


xxxBourth
Local time: 11:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 254
Notes to answerer
Asker: how about 'furthermore' ?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxtifa142: secondarily
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agree  gad
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
in the alternative


Explanation:
i.e. If the first argument is rejected, then we'll try this.

Neil Crockford
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PRO pts in category: 55

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxAdrian MM.: if plaadings: or, alternatively
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