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Interesting Facts About the History of Tort Law

Torts are civil wrong-doings, or immoral behaviors and actions against people. The law identifies a tort as immoral, and approves it as grounds for a lawsuit. Most often, torts come with severe consequences, like serious injuries and death; consequences that … Continue reading

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How Does the Restatement of Torts Define a Possessor of Land?

As a personal injury victim that was hurt on someone else’s property, you are likely filled with an endless list of questions about making a claim and your rights to compensation. One of the most frequently asked questions about premise … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Intentional and Unintentional Torts

When it comes to tort law, negligence is the most common type of tort. Negligence is failing to use the reasonable care that a reasonably prudent person would use. You see, in our country, the law expects individuals to abide … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of Compensatory and Punitive Damages

In tort law, there are 2 main categories of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury case: compensatory damages and punitive damages. The chief objective of such damages is to restore an injured victim’s quality of life back … Continue reading

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