- In tort law the duty is imposed by the law.
- Some jurisdictions have established this tort to provide a remedy for malicious deeds.
- Such tort-feasors are jointly and severally liable.
- The law of tort provides rules of conduct that regulate how members of society interact and remedies if the rules are breached and damage is suffered.
- The law of tort aims to compensate those who have suffered as a result of a tort.
- Tort law is a branch of civil law that is connected with civil wrongs, but not contract actions.
- Tort liability for negligence presupposes causality between the negligent act and the injury to person or property.
- Torts are in themselves sufficient grounds for bringing an action without the need to prove that damage has been suffered.
- Torts can be divided into three categories depending on whether liability is based on intent, on negligence,or is absolute or strict without either intent or negligence.
- Two of the largest categories of civil law are contract law and tort law.