Tort Law for Damages Practiced in Civil Law

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Tort Law Tort Law has been a Civil Law practiced and used since the beginning of Law, after mankind first discovered what was right and what was wrong. It is a private or civil wrong for which damages may be removed and involves; falls at work, work vehicles, and nuisances. It’s a civil law that can be recognized for a law suit. It has a wide range of provisions and can range from negligence, purposeful, and ethics. Among the types of damages the injured party may recover are: loss of earnings capacity, pain and suffering, and reasonable medical expenses. They include both present and future expected losses (University). For example, a piece of machinery that is neglected, not maintained, can break down while a worker is using it and…show more content…
Other then learning from parents, 5 year olds learn a lot from their peers as well as what they see on television. A question I would also have on this case would also be does the defendant know the child personally? Does she know her family? If she knows the family, does she know their financial situation? Many cases like this one involve people who sue on an intentional battery tort grounds have had an understanding on the financial situation of the prosecutor. This happens often. If someone knows that a family is financially stable they at times sue for whatever they can in certain ways. Anyways, according to the Cornell University website there are many specific torts including; trespass, assault, battery, negligence, products liability, and intentional infliction of emotional distress (University). Trespass basically speaks for itself. For example, a lady drives onto a business property after hours and stays. Whether she intentionally did it or not it is still under the tort act of trespassing. Assault is a term us Criminal Justice students have learned early on in our schooling. According to a FindLaw website, assault is as “an intentional attempt or threat to inflict injury upon a person, coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm, which creates a reasonable apprehension of bodily harm or offensive contact in another” (Reutors). Assault can come in many shapes in sizes leaving harmed or unharmed

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