According to Black's Law Dictionary a tort is a "civil wrong, other than breach of contract, for which a remedy may be obtained, usually in the form of damages; a breach of a duty that the law imposes on persons who stand in a particular relation to one another."
There are numerous types of torts including negilgence, product liability, intentional infliction of emotional distress, trespass, conversion, assault, and battery. These types of torts can be categorized into three basic groups: intentional torts, negligent torts, and strict liability.
The pedagogical goals of this guide include:
A tort is a legal injury (whether economic, physical, emotional, or etc.) where the person (or legal entity) responsible for the injury can be held liable under the law.
There are various types of torts: