Tort law consists of some of following assault, Sexual or workplace harassment, vandalism, defamation. Trespassing Invasion of privacy and injuries caused by domestic pets if they are known to be dangerous.
Negligence is by far the most common type of tort.
The most common examples of negligence torts are cases of slip and fall, which occur when a property owner fails to act as a reasonable person would, thus resulting in harm to the visitor or customer.
A tort is an act or omission that gives rise to injury or harm to another and amounts to a civil wrong for which courts impose liability. In the context of torts, "injury" describes the invasion of any legal right, whereas "harm" describes a loss or detriment in fact that an individual suffers.
David A. Reid Paralegal Associate
Browne & Associates Legal Services