tort

(redirected from Torts)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to Torts: Intentional torts
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for tort

(law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

References in periodicals archive ?
From fiscal years 2005 to 2010, the number of tort claims filed against VA rose by 33 percent, from 1,251 to 1,670.
Recommendation: To help ensure the quality of care provided to veterans by VA practitioners, including that information about all paid tort claims is reported and used appropriately to improve patient care, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should direct the General Counsel to ensure that regional counsel offices notify OMLA about all paid tort claims resolved through VA's administrative review and through litigation.
Recommendation: To help ensure the quality of care provided to veterans by VA practitioners, including that information about all paid tort claims is reported and used appropriately to improve patient care, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should direct the General Counsel to develop and implement an internal control process to verify the completeness of the notifications of paid tort claims that regional counsel offices provide to OMLA.
Recommendation: To help ensure the quality of care provided to veterans by VA practitioners, including that information about all paid tort claims is reported and used appropriately to improve patient care, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should direct the General Counsel to review all paid tort claims related to medical injuries at VA facilities in prior years to ensure that all of these claims are reported to OMLA.
The deniers sell short the civil justice system, the law of torts, and the power of the marketplace.
The common law of torts houses hundreds of thousands of cases decided over centuries.
122) The principle articulated in Palsgraf is usually delivered in a first-year torts class after students contemplate the possibility of imposing liability without foreseeable risk123 and the possibility of denying liability when a risk is not reasonably perceived but is somewhat proximate.
That qualifies torts as public law (126) without implicating the haunting duty of care and foreseeability questions raised by Justice Cardozo in 1928.
Christopher Placitella, widely regarded as one of the country's leading legal authorities on mass torts, mesothelioma litigation, asbestos related diseases, and toxic torts, will open the conference as well as present "Developments in Asbestos Litigation," an expert seminar on learning what it takes to represent a mesothelioma and asbestos litigation case, and take it to trial.
PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education has announced their 'Evolving World of Handling Mass Tort Claims' conference, to be held June 2, 2011.
Our presenters include some of the most respected Judges and attorneys in the country involved in Mass Tort Litigation.
The 'Evolving World of Handling Mass Tort Claims' event will be held at the New Jersey Law Center at 1 Edwin Place in New Brunswick from 5:00 p.
Restatement of the Law of Torts, or in a torts treatise.
mistaken the subject of the first-year torts class for the institution
their claim that "the common law of torts is best explained as if