Tort Terms

What Is A Tort

Fairfax Injury Lawyer Brien Roche Addresses What Is A Tort

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A tort is a civil wrong that does not arise out of any breach of contract.

Intentional or Unintentional

It may consist of a claim based upon negligent conduct or intentional conduct. For instance, the running of a red light is an act of negligence that is a tort. Punching someone in the nose is an assault which is an intentional tort.

Duty,Breach,Causation, Resulting Damage

Tortious conduct consists of conduct that breaches some duty causing injury to another. The elements therefore are duty,breach of duty,causation and resulting damages.

The most common form is negligence. The most common form of negligence is auto crashes. For more info on personal injury claims see the other pages on this site and contact Brien Roche. Also for more info about this see the pages on Wikipedia.

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What Is A Tort

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