Duquesne Law Review


The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit holds that the corporate entity will be disregarded to hold a shareholder liable for a corporate tort only where the tort claimant can prove that the corporation was formed with a specific intent to escape personal liability for a specific tort or class of torts.

Zubik v. Zubik & Sons, Inc., 384 F.2d 267 (3d Cir. 1967), cert. denied, 88 S. Ct. 1183 (1968).

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