Sunday, August 9, 2020

Maritime TORTS and types

Maritime law torts is a term covering cases where injury, loss or damage is caused to a person or their interests by another party’s action or negligence.
Types of torts 3 types
Intentional torts
An intentional tort is a civil wrong that occurs when the wrongdoer engages in intentional conduct that results in damages to another.
Careless conduct that results in damage to another is negligence
Strict liability
Generally, liability because of a tort only arises where the defendant either intended to cause harm to the plaintiff or in situations where the defendant is negligent.  However, in some areas, liability can arise even when there is no intention to cause harm or negligence.
For example, in most states, when a contractor uses dynamite  which causes debris to be thrown onto the land of another and damages the landowner’s house, the landowner

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