A tort is a civil wrong. The word tort is derived from the french word “tortum”, which means crooked or twisted. A tort is different from a crime. Torts are usually a violation of the legal rights of a person. A tort is only a part of all civil wrongs. There are several torts like Defamation, Nuisance, Trespass,
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Several scholars of law and jurists came up with the study of law forming a basis for the evolution, explanation, understanding and development of concepts. Such theories are based upon deeper studies and views vary from one person to another. Under tort law, foundations of tortuous
Trespass simply means the intrusion into someone else’s property without his/her permission to unlawfully enter. The unlawful entrance into someone’s aerial space in essence the air column above his/her owned land is known as aerial trespass.
The law of torts enables a person who has suffered any injury or harm to claim damages.
The present article is to analyse the emergence of the doctrine of Absolute Liability with respect to the Rule of Strict Liability laid down in Ryland v Fletcher in 1866 and its development in the Indian perspective.
This article essentially offers a critical analysis of vicarious liability, with specific emphasis on employer-employee relationships.
Torts and criminal law have overlapped multiple times, generating a very comprehensive legal history and numerous legal philosophical questions.
Liability arises when a person is legally responsible for something. Usually, a person is responsible for the acts committed by him, however, in certain circumstances; a person can be made liable for the act committed by others.