Daily Notes

DAMAGES

DAMAGES Damage and damages: Real and nominal damages Damage is actual injury or loss. Damages are the sum of money which a person wronged is entitled to receive from the wrongdoer as compensation for the wrong. Damages recoverable in a tortious

MASTER AND SERVANT

Rule of vicarious liability "A master is liable for any tort which the servant commits in the course of his employment. There is no doubt that the servant is liable for his act." Normally a person who has done the wrongful act should alone be made

GENERAL DEFENCES

GENERAL DEFENCES Although particular specific torts may have particular special defences such as truth and fair comment to defamation. still there are certain general defences which are applicable to all torts. They are the following: 1. V

ABUSE OF LEGAL PROCED...

Malicious prosecution and certain other malicious processes Every honest citizen wants protection from begin unnecessarily dragged before a court of law for unjust charges made against him. This will cause him unnecessary vexation, worry, annoyance,

CASES OF STRICT LIABI...

CASES OF STRICT LIABILITY We shall now consider certain classes of cases in which the liabilities of the defendants are more strict than it ordinary cases. In those cases of strict liability, liability is imposed on the defendants irrespective of

NUISANCE

NUISANCE "Nuisance may be described as unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or of some right over, or in connection with, it." (Winfield)