The laws relating to the liability that arises from a harm or wrongdoing. This can be classified according to intention or negligence and can affect the individual, the family, reputation, property and economic rights.
A category of civil wrongs which do not involve a contractual relationship. Just about everything you see on "The People’s Court" is some type of tort. Torts are what makes a personal injury lawyer salivate.
Torts are civil wrongs or damages of persons or private property, such as libel and invasion of privacy.
Civil or private wrongs (as opposed to criminal offenses) committed by perpetrators against victims.