You and the Tort Law: A Guide

Written by Carla Ballatan


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Tort law is a branch ofrepparttar civil law. This is one ofrepparttar 119191 three main branches of civil law whererepparttar 119192 other branches are contract and property law. In tort cases,repparttar 119193 plaintiff isrepparttar 119194 victim of an alleged wrong andrepparttar 119195 unsuccessful defendant is directed byrepparttar 119196 court to pay damages torepparttar 119197 plaintiff. The so-called injunctive relief forrepparttar 119198 defendant is when he is directed to discontinue from a wrongful activity.

Torts have three general categories. Intentional torts are wrongs whichrepparttar 119199 defendant knew or should have known would happen through their actions or inactions (e.g. intentionally hurting a person). Negligent torts happen whenrepparttar 119200 defendantís actions were unreasonably unsafe (e.g. causing accident by failing to obey traffic rules). Strict liability torts are wrongs that do not depend onrepparttar 119201 degree of carefulness byrepparttar 119202 defendant but established when a particular action causes damage (e.g. liability for selling expired products).

Misfortune may happen unexpectedly to you or anyone in your family and when it does, a you, as a victim may incur costs. You can shift these costs to others who you believed has strict liability in causing it. The principles ofrepparttar 119203 tort law help you in getting compensation for damages suffered not by your own fault. Contact an attorney practising this particular area ofrepparttar 119204 law for clarifications and tips in filing for claims.

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Quadriplegia: Victims Seeking Legal Help

Written by Carla Ballatan


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Negligent acts that result to quadriplegia haverepparttar right to seek legal assistance to help defray medical bills, compensate for pain and suffering and provide for future lost income. You can assist them into finding an experienced personal injury lawyer practicing spinal cord injury lawsuits. Quadriplegia victims need intelligent and investigative attorneys who will find all coverage are able to devise theories to involve other parties potentially at fault forrepparttar 119190 injury.

In many of these cases, insurance companies and negligent parties can provide substantial compensation torepparttar 119191 victims of these injuries. Onrepparttar 119192 other hand, ifrepparttar 119193 available insurance coverage is adequate enough, say like a million dollar policy is involvedrepparttar 119194 company will have reason to fightrepparttar 119195 claims. This they will do to avoid paying large sums torepparttar 119196 injured person and in this instance, victimís attorney need to be an experienced trial lawyer, too.

Like other personal injury cases, time is critical, as time goes on, victims may lose some of their rights. Thus, it will greatly helprepparttar 119197 success of a spinal cord injury lawsuit to begin evidence collection and take information immediately afterrepparttar 119198 accident.



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