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General Defenses under Law of Torts: An Analysis | Original Article

Aradhana Parmar*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Plaintiffs in tort cases seek a private legal remedy, most often monetary compensation for losses they have suffered. Similarly to criminal law, tort claims deal with state-sanctioned criminal misconduct. A civil lawsuit and a criminal investigation are both possible outcomes in countries where civil and criminal justice systems are separate. Unlike contract law, tort law provides civil remedies in the case of a breach of a contractual commitment nonetheless, tort and criminal law responsibilities are more basic and are imposed regardless of whether the parties have a contract. In this paper discuss the review of defenses under the law of torts, volenti non fit injuria, plaintiff being the wrongdoer, inevitable accident, act of god vis major, statutory authority.