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Sentence count:162Posted:2017-02-20Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: extortretorttortoisetorturoustorticollisportnorthnortherMeaning: [tɔrt /tɔː-]  n. (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought. 
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1. Formerly unliquidated damages in tort were not provable debts but they are now covered by the wide nature of r 12.3.
2. The other forms of the tort require interference by unlawful means.
3. We have considered the tort of private nuisance; public nuisance should also be mentioned.
4. Tort considers such things as the caterer's liability for negligently prepared food which causes injury to the customer.
5. But it is still possible to fall between tort damages and entitlement to social security.
6. Where the tort is followed by a disabling illness, this must be taken into account in assessing the tortfeasor's liability.
7. Note that A had certainly committed no tort to C in leaving the lamps there.
8. Generally speaking, there is no tort action where the product is merely defective and has not caused any physical damage.
9. The Alien Tort Claims Act was passed in 1789 to allow victims of theft by pirates at sea to sue onshore.
10. In the general battle lines on tort reform, Republicans are allied with the insurance industry and business.
11. The law of contract, tort and property are central areas of private law.
12. Where there are two successive torts,[] the first tortfeasor's liability is unaffected by the second tort.
13. In the example, no claim in tort would lie if the hot water bottle did not give off enough heat.
14. This procedure applies to actions brought for the recovery of a sum, in either contract or tort, not exceeding £1000.
15. It is important to note that, for historical reasons, the tort is committed against possession and not ownership of land.
16. This causes no problem, as the defendant can be said to be at fault whenever he commits a tort.
17. If the cargo owner was not in privity of contract, the shipowner might need protection against claims in tort.
18. Civil and criminal law Civil laws cover contract and liability in tort.
19. In Donoghue v. Stevenson we see the synthesis of the previous decisions on the tort of negligence.
20. It is not possible to consider this scheme in a tort book and students should consult a specialist work for detail.
21. In Donoghue v Stevenson in 1932 the House of Lords shaped a general theory of manufacturer's liability in tort for products.
22. This mutual exclusiveness of subjects does not hold between tort and contract.
23. Thus corporal punishment is defined in the section with reference to the tort of battery.
24. It should be observed that the most significant contribution to compensation for injured workmen has been through insurance rather than the tort system.
25. For instance, the rule of contributory negligence applicable to collisions at sea differed from that established by the common law of tort.
26. If the problem appears to be a novel one, it may raise the theory of general liability in tort.
27. It is not yet known whether a claim in tort can be framed in terms of loss of chance.
28. Prior to the Visby Protocol there was a possibility that the carrier would be liable in tort in the four examples.
29. The defendant will generally be liable for all damage flowing from the tort once factual causation has been established.
30. Here is a simple illustration from the law of tort.
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