The law of actions on the case for torts and wrongs
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The law of actions on the case for torts and wrongs being a methodical collection of all the cases concerning such actions ... : to which is added, several select precedents of declarations and pleas in such actions, and references to all that are extant in the books of entries. by

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Published by Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling for R. Gosling in In the Savoy .
Written in English


  • Actions and defenses -- Great Britain.,
  • Torts -- Great Britain.

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SeriesEnglish legal sources
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 402, [26] p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14551476M

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Torts may be categorized in several ways, with a particularly common division between negligent and intentional torts. Quasi-torts are unusual tort actions. Particularly in the United States, "collateral tort" is used to refer to torts in labour law such as intentional infliction of emotional distress ("outrage"); or wrongful dismissal; these evolving causes of action are debated and overlap. The Law of Actions on the Case for Torts and Wrongs: Being a Methodical Collection of All the Cases Concerning Such Actions to Which are Added, Several Select Precedents of Declarations and Pleas in Such Actions, and References to All that are Extant in the Books of Entries. The law of torts, a treatise on the principles of obligations arising from civil wrongs in the common law. This note covers the following topics: The nature op tort in general, principles of liability, persons affected by torts, general exceptions, of remedies for torts, personal wrongs, defamation, wrongs or fraud and malice, wrongs to possession and property, nuisance, negligence, duties of. All the acts and omissions here specified are undoubtedly torts, or wrongs in the technical sense of English law. They are the subject of legal redress, and under our old judicial system the primary means of redress would be an action brought in a common law Court, and governed by .

“Torts are civil wrongs for which the injured party may seek legal redressal for.” The injured party in case of torts is entitled to claim ‘unliquidated damages’, the judgment of which is given by the judge of a court based on the facts, circumstances and the amount of injury suffered which is . Tort law in Australia consists of both common law and, to a lesser extent, legislation.A tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract. Torts may be sued upon by private individuals against other private individuals (or the state) to correct a form of conduct or wrong. A Treatise of trover and conversion: or, The law of actions on the case for torts and wrongs: Edition: 2: Publisher: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling (assigns of E. . Specifically, every tort is a legal, relational, civil, and injury-inclusive wrong. In turn, tort law provides victims of such wrongs with a power to obtain recourse against those who have wronged them. A view of torts as wrongs is not only conceptually available but interpretively superior to loss-based by:

  In there was a book published called The Law of Actions on the Case [yet] [a]s late as Underhill still thought some explanation desirable: his title was Law of Torts, or Wrongs Independent of Contract. Pollock, in seems to have been the earliest to use Law of Torts [alone]’. 1Cited by: 1. The law of actions on the case for torts and wrongs: being a methodical collection of all the cases concerning such actions. Viz. I. For Trover and Conversion of Goods. II. For Malicious Prosecutions. III. For Nusances. IV. For Disceits and on Warranties. V. On . Tort law and civil wrongs Introduction. Tort law is a body of law that addresses, and provides remedies for, civil wrongs not arising out of contractual obligations (White, ,p3). A person who suffers legal damages may be able to use tort law to receive compensation from someone who is legally responsible, or liable, for those injuries. Offenses against the community and the king’s interests increasingly became the subject of criminal law, whereas wrongs against the individual came to be dealt with by the emerging (or, in the case of continental Europe, reemerging Roman-inspired) law of torts. Early tort law, however, was concerned only with the most serious kinds of wrongs.