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What if you are intentionally harmed by another?

The action of one party that causes harm to another party is called a "tort" in legal language. These actions can be either negligent or intentional. If you suffer physical injury, property damage or harm to your reputation or something else of value, what is the difference between negligent and intentional torts?

What are intentional torts?

If you have suffered a personal injury, harm or damage to property caused by another who acted 'on purpose,' this could be classified as an intentional tort. Consider the following examples:

What to expect in a slip and fall deposition - defendant and witness

Part II: Defendant's Deposition. The plaintiff's (injured party's) attorney will ask a series of questions (depose) the party (defendant) named in the lawsuit who may be liable for the injuries. This, and other depositions in slip and fall cases, usually occurs at a lawyer's office, and answers are given under oath.

What to expect in a slip and fall deposition - plaintiff

Part I: Plaintiff's Deposition. A deposition is a series of questions that will be asked and answered under oath about a slip and fall case. Each party involved in the lawsuit (plaintiff, defendant, witness) may have to give a deposition. The questions can be quite extensive.

2 Basic Rules for Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall injuries can occur at a number of different locations - residences, commercial buildings or public property. While the details and circumstances related to an accident can vary, there are two basic rules that apply to injuries in any of these locations.

Slip and Fall Personal Injury - Was the property owner "reasonable"?

In each slip and fall personal injury case, there is a question about whether the property owner acted in a "reasonable" manner regarding the maintenance of their premises. To address this, the law will review if the owner keeps their property safe and clean. Consider the following questions if you have suffered a personal injury on someone else's property: