Tort Liability


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Tort Liability

 

(noncontract liability), in civil law, the liability that arises as the result of one person’s causing property damage to another. Tort liability is distinguished from civil-law liability, which arises as a result of the violation of contract obligations. Tort liability is based on the tort, which gives rise to the so-called noncontract obligation on the basis of which, under certain conditions, the victim may demand compensation for the damage from the person who caused it (the perpetrator).

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