Law Of Torts

A tort is a civil wrong. This is basically a breach of a duty imposed by law, which gives rise to a civil right of action for a remedy not exclusive to any other area of law. Law of torts came to I…

IMPORTANT MAXIMS IN LAW OF TORTS

This article deals with various maxims like Ex turpi causa non oritur action, innuendo, res ipsa loquitor, etc. used in law of torts along with case laws and their descriptions. INTRODUCTION A maxi…

Remoteness of Damages

MEANING AND CONCEPT It is quite simple, once the damage is caused by a wrong, there have to be liabilities (conditional to some exceptions). The question remains how much liability can be fixed, an…

Medical and Professional Negligence

This article deals with  Medical and Professional Negligence in detail. Also Landmark cases have been discussed. Introduction Medical negligence is a combination of two words. The second word solel…

Defamation law and Judicial Intervention

ABSTRACT Politicians or celebrities are understood to take some risk in being in the public eye and many of them profit by their public persona. Defamation is the communication of a false statement…

Nuisance as a Tort

Introduction The word Nuisance is derived from the French word ‘Nuire’[1] which means to annoy or hurt. It is an unlawful interference with a person’s use or enjoyment of land. Under normal circums…

Malicious Prosecution

Introduction Malicious Prosecution is a civil as well as criminal wrong which brings a civil suit as well as a criminal proceeding. Malicious Prosecution is firstly described under Law of Torts and…

TORTIOUS LIABILITY: NEGLIGENCE

INTRODUCTION TO NEGLIGENCE AS A TORT Negligence is derived from the Latin word negligentia, which means ‘failing to pick up’. A person is negligent when the person fails to take care in a situation…

MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE – A BANE

INTRODUCTION Negligence is the breach of legal duty to care. In this manner, the lawful obligation of a man implies the obligation the law provides for each individual to regard the lawful privileg…