tort liability

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Legal obligation of one party to a victim as a results of a civil wrong or injury. This action requires some form of remedy from a court system. A tort liability arises because of a combination of directly violating a person's rights and the transgression of a public obligation causing damage or a private wrongdoing. Evidence must be evaluated in a court hearing to identify who the tortfeasor/liable party is in the case.

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The tort liability was especially vital to the case as the criminal was responsible for acting in a reasonable manner.
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When I hit a pedestrian with my car because I was texting on my phone rather than watching the road, I incurred tort liability for negligence.
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If a person falls on our property due to a gross negation, if we do not take responsibility we will be under tort liability.
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