Tort Essay Examples

Types of Tort Law and Relevant Cases

The Tort law is the main part of law to do with when people are harmed, it is not criminal or based on any type of contract, an example of tort law would be if the result of a car accident left one driver injured because the other driver was not paying attention. This means… View Article

Tort: Causation and Remoteness

1. Causation General Test Barnett v Chelsea Hospital [1969] 1 QB 428: P drank some tea which had been laced with arsenic and he presented himself at D’s hospital since he was vomiting. D told him to leave and call his own doctor. P died, but it was unclear that even if he had been… View Article

English Tort Law

Answer: This question raises some issues from negligence. In order to answer this question it is necessary to know about negligence, duty of care, and breach of duty, causation and remoteness. But here the most important parts are employers’ liability, multiple liability or causation, and personal injury. Here the main findings will be Betty Bloke… View Article

Intentional Torts, Negligence, Nuisance

A tort is a legal injury resulting from a violation of a legal right which arises independent of contract and for which restitution may be had in a civil action for damages.  Generally, there are three kinds of torts.  They are:  first, those which are based on fault or negligence; second, intentional torts; and third,… View Article

Tort Law

After reviewing the facts, I would advise Jason, Penny and Fancy Fashions, Ltd. of their possible causes of action vis-à-vis the parties who may be held liable for damages for their negligence, namely, Alice, Joyce, the junior doctor, the nurse who administered the anti-tetanus serum, and Richard’s Teaching Hospital.             In particular, I would advise… View Article

Texas State Tort Claims Act

This paper seeks to analyze and discuss State of Texas tort claim act and how it applies to local justice and security agencies. Local justice may be deemed to include any case that may be brought against the State of Texas, its agencies and its officials in their official capacities that could make them liable… View Article

The Law of Tort

Owners of animals that cause injury or damage were subjected to prosecution in the England. These animals could belong to a dangerous natured species, to a species that was not all that dangerous, a domesticated species or tame. Owners of animals who had knowledge about the dangerous characteristics of their animals were liable for the… View Article

Rate Relief in Tort-Reform States

Any act that is illegal, and not criminal, which may also be called a civil crime is a Tort. The attempt to, change court cases so as to avoid false verdicts that run into thousands of dollars is called Tort reform. A vehicle accident is one of the common types of tort; legal suits regarding… View Article

Agency Relationship

Agency relationship is a consensual relationship between two parties, where one party, the principal, gives authority to another party, the agent, to act on behalf of and under the control of the principal to deal with a third party, thereby creating a fiduciary relationship. The law of agency allows one person to employ another to… View Article

Case Study Research

Case One: Barsz v. Max Shapiro, Inc. Ind. Ct. App. 600 N.E.2d 151 (1992) Fact: Marjorie Barsz brought negligence action against Shapiro’s Delicatessen Cafeteria to recover for personal injuries sustained when she slipped and fell, breaking her right ankle and left knee cap. Her husband, Carl Barsz brought action against the restaurant for loss of… View Article

Common Law

Chantelle woods v Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht 1)The relevant information that has bearing on this case vWhat was the previous health condition of Chantelle Woods before the accident? vWhat part of the building was she in? Where there any sign to say that staff and visitors are prohibited from coming in? vWas… View Article

Who is the reasonable man?

Tort of negligence = failure by Def to conform with standard of behaviour. Negligence is the omission to do something which a reasonable person guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs would do or doing something which a prudent & reasonable person would not do. While a loss from an… View Article

Defendant Ling’s Market

Facts: Kim was shopping for dinner at Ling’s Market, as Kim entered she slipped and fell due to the water accumulated on the floor (that the manager was aware of) because of the high winds and rain that blew into the Market each time the door was opened. Kim suffered a back injury as a… View Article

Professional Issues in Nursing

As a nurse, I make judgement that would affect patient’s health every day, I am aware that I have a great duty to ensure my patient’s safety to maintain the public trust (Chitty & Black, 2011). After learning this module, it helped me acquire adequate knowledge to better manage legal and ethical issues at work…. View Article

Case Analysis: Mitchell V Glasgow City Council

The claimant of this case was the widow and daughter of Mr Drummond. They brought a claim against the council for damages in negligence, the essential legal complaint was that the local authority had failed to warn the deceased about the meeting before, and that they acted in a way that was incompatible with his… View Article