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Torts In American Law & Its Major Types

Major categories of torts

What are the major kinds of Torts? A tort is a civil wrong. The two major kinds of torts are negligence and intentional torts, which include assault, battery, trespass to land or chattels, conversion, and fraud (false representation). In general, an intentional tort involves intent by the person who committed the act. A plaintiff must … Read more

Privacy Torts & Digital Age Act

Privacy Torts

Brief Explanation Of Privacy Torts A new wave of legal challenges to data collection is sweeping through the United States, with both civil and criminal suits claiming violations of privacy rights. These suits invoke a variety of laws, including common law torts and statutory claims under federal and state statutes.  The individual states in the … Read more