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What Is Tort Law?
Personal Injury Law

What Is Tort Law?

Tort law is a branch of civil law that protects the rights of victims of wrongful acts. Its purposes are to compensate the plaintiff for their losses, deter others from causing injury, and punish wrongdoers. Here are some common examples of torts. You may be surprised to learn that there are many different kinds of torts! Fortunately, it's possible to find legal assistance. Read on to learn more about tort law! Intentional torts An intentional tort may be a crime, but the defendant does not have to be found guilty to be held liable for damages. In addition, even if the defendant is found guilty of a crime, he or she may still be liable for damages in a civil case if the actions were reckless and intentional. However, it may be difficult to prove intent in intentional tort cases beca...