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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But those same policies usually have an exception, among others, by which coverage is available for contracts or agreements in which the policyholder assumes the tort liability of another party for bodily injury or property damage to a third person or organization.
IIAA and ISO disagree on whether the current, unrevised CGL policy covers defense costs in addition to tort liability coverage--bodily injury or property damage--as part of the policy's pass-through mechanism, Katten said.
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That part of any other contract or agreement pertaining to your business (including an indemnification of a municipality in connection with work performed for a municipality) under which you assume the tort liability of another party to pay for "bodily injury" or "property damage" to a third person or organization.
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Second, immunity from suit creates precisely the moral hazard problem that private sector tort liability is meant to ameliorate.
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