Law of Torts

By- Divesh Gupta, BBA.LLB Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies Table of Contents1 INTRODUCTION2 Liability arising between relationships are as follows:3 APPLICABILITY OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY?4 RELATED SECTIONS5 CASE LAWS6 State Bank …

When a person checks someone’s free movement that is movement on one’s own will then it is called as false imprisonment. It can be in open ground, house or in …

Nuisance

The word ‘nuisance’ has originated from the Latin word ‘nocere’ or ‘nocumentum’ and French word ‘nuire’ which in the legal sense means ‘annoyance’ or ‘harm’. The element of illegal ‘annoyance’ …

Nervous shock

  Earlier in tort law reimbursement was awarded for suffering from some physical injury only. Nervous shock is that branch of law that is nascent and still evolving. If a …

Negligence

  In general usage, the word ‘negligence’ denotes mere carelessness. In a legal sense, it signifies a failure to exercise the standard of care which the doer as a reasonable …

There are some general Defences that nullify the tortious liability of a person. As we have already discussed in the previous chapter that action may fail if the plaintiff fails …

A tort is a civil wrong that causes the injured party to suffer loss and damages and create legal liability for the person who has committed the tortious act. In …

Development of Torts It came to India through England. In 1065 England was ruled by Normans who were the French speaking people of Normandy, a place in France. After Norman …