HOME



Public Liability
Public liability is part of the law of tort A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ' is the most-used legal dict ... which focuses on civil wrongs. An applicant (the injured party) usually sues the respondent (the owner or occupier) under common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law Case law is the collection of past legal decisions written by courts and similar tribunal A tribunal, generally, is any person or institution with authority ... based on negligence and/or damages. Claims are usually successful when it can be shown that the owner/occupier was responsible for an injury, therefore they breached their duty of care. The duty of care In tort law A tort, in common law jurisdiction, is a civil wrong (other than breach of contract) th ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Tort
A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ' is the most-used legal dictionary used among legal profe ... jurisdiction, is a civil wrong A civil wrong or wrong is a cause of action A cause of action or right of action, in law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whol ... (other than breach of contract Breach of contract is a legal Law is a system of rules created and law enforcement, enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior,Robertson, ''Crimes against humanity'', 90. with its precise definition a matter of ...) that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm, resulting in legal liability In law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Common Law
In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law Case law is the collection of past legal decisions written by courts and similar tribunal A tribunal, generally, is any person or institution with authority to judge, adjudicate on, or determine claims or disputes—whether or not it is calle ...) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial tribunals A tribunal, generally, is any person or institution with authority to judge, adjudicate on, or determine claims or disputes—whether or not it is called a tribunal in its title. For example, an advocate who appears before a court with a single ... by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ''Black's Law Dictionary ''Black's Law Dictionary'' is the most widely used law dictionary Image:Legal Dictionaries.jpg, 300px, Several English and Russian legal dictionaries A law dictionary (also known as legal dictionary) is a dictionary that is designed and compiled to ...'' is ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Duty Of Care
In tort law A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial tribunals by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ''Black's Law ..., a duty of care is a legal Law is a system A system is a group of interacting Interaction is a kind of action that occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another. The idea of a two-way effect is essential in the concept of interaction, as oppose ... obligation An obligation is a course of action that someone is required to take, whether legal Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction, interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. A s ... which is imposed on an individual, requiring adherence to a standard Standard may refer to: Flags * Colours, standards and guidons * Standard (flag), a type of flag used for perso ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Workers' Compensation
Workers' compensation or workers' comp is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue his or her employer for the tort A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ' is the most-used legal dict ... of negligence Negligence (Lat. ''negligentia'') is a failure to exercise appropriate and/or ethical ruled care expected to be exercised amongst specified circumstances. The area of tort A tort, in common law jurisdiction, is a civil wrong (other than br .... The trade-off between assured, limited coverage and lack of recourse outside the worker compensation system is known as "the compensation bargain". One of the problems that the compensation bargain solved is ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Product Defect
A product defect is any characteristic of a product which hinders its usability Usability can be described as the capacity of a system to provide a condition for its users to perform the tasks safely, effectively, and efficiently while enjoying the experience. In software engineering, usability is the degree to which a sof ... for the purpose for which it was designed A design is a plan or specification for the construction of an object or system or for the implementation of an activity or process, or the result of that plan or specification in the form of a prototype, product or process. The verb ''to design'' ... and manufactured Manufacturing is the creation or production Production may be: Economics and business * Production (economics) * Production, the act of manufacturing goods * Production, in the outline of industrial organization, the act of making products ( .... Product defects arise most prominently in legal contexts regarding product safety Safety standa ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Public Liability
Public liability is part of the law of tort A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or ) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial by virtue of being stated in written opinions. ' is the most-used legal dict ... which focuses on civil wrongs. An applicant (the injured party) usually sues the respondent (the owner or occupier) under common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law Case law is the collection of past legal decisions written by courts and similar tribunal A tribunal, generally, is any person or institution with authority ... based on negligence and/or damages. Claims are usually successful when it can be shown that the owner/occupier was responsible for an injury, therefore they breached their duty of care. The duty of care In tort law A tort, in common law jurisdiction, is a civil wrong (other than breach of contract) th ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Tort Law
A tort, in common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law Case law is the collection of past legal decisions written by courts and similar tribunal A tribunal, generally, is any person or institution with authority ... jurisdiction, is a civil wrong A civil wrong or wrong is a cause of action A cause of action or right of action, in law, is a set of facts sufficient to justify suing to obtain money, property, or the enforcement of a legal right against another party. The term also refers to ... (other than breach of contract Breach of contract is a legal Law is a system of rules created and law enforcement, enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior,Robertson, ''Crimes against humanity'', 90. with its precise definition a matter of ...) that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm, resulting in legal liability In law Law is a system A system is a group of Interaction ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]