(n.) Any civil wrong or injury; a wrongful act (not involving a breach of contract) for which an action will lie; a form of action, in some parts of the United States, for a wrong or injury.
(a.) Stretched tight; taut.
(1) The difficulty has been increased with the recent Supreme Court decision which it ruled the Alien Tort Claims Act does not apply outside of the country and dismissed a case against Royal Dutch Shell.
(2) A simple one clause Abolition of Privacy Bill: "The tort of misuse of private information is hereby abolished" might be thought to be sufficient.
(3) The torted testes of the sixty-minute group receiving RP-30A revealed a significant difference (decrease) in uptake indicating that RP-30A may be a more sensitive tracer in detecting testicular blood flow changes in early testicular torsion.
(4) For example, tort liability expansion was primarily instituted to compel a greater provision of liability insurance, not to reward stress claims.
(5) Change is in the wind, and our tort system will be blown away on the winds of change for change's sake unless we participate in correcting deficiencies in the tort system and civil jury trial process."
(6) The relationship of the doctor to the private patient is governed by the law of contract and in a particular case may impose a greater duty on the doctor than that imposed by tort.
(7) Traditional views in the areas of contract and tort, with some comments on the current changes in that law, are described.
(8) There have been numerous theoretical analyses of statistical proof of injury in toxic tort cases.
(9) The tinkering with the tort system following the 1975 malpractice crisis will not ease the constantly increasing cost burden on the health care delivery system.
(10) This paper explores the way in which the principles of tort law might define primary and secondary liability for these new health professionals.
(11) Recommendations were also put forward that no damages should be permitted for non-pecuniary loss during the first 3 months and that the full value of the social security benefits should be deductible from all tort damages.
(12) The costs of a compensation system for medical injury regardless of fault could be met by eliminating the friction costs of the tort system, and would be helped by establishing national health insurance.
(13) The authors trace these developments in the legal arena in both tort actions and complaints under civil rights statutes.
(14) This paper explores the foregoing issues, discusses medical versus legal concepts of causation, outlines the legal tests for admissibility of novel scientific evidence (including Federal Rule of Evidence 702 and the Frye test of general acceptance by the relevant scientific community), and presents a toxic tort case in which expert psychiatric testimony addressed the issue of causation of schizophrenia.
(15) In 1984, the New Jersey Supreme Court became the first high court to impose liability successfully upon social hosts for the torts of their intoxicated adult guests.
(16) Even if the counselor is not directly employed by the professional, so that the tort doctrine of respondeat superior would not pertain, other ties could cause either a direct agency or an ostensible agency doctrine to attach.
(17) It is also emphasised that the improvements in the tort system, in accountability, and in data collection for risk management purposes are essential adjuncts to any such compensation scheme.
(18) These suits come under the category of tort law, where damages are sought to compensate those whose interests have been harmed.
(19) The authors discuss difficulties that arise with the current system of tort liability and argue that a no-fault compensation program is warranted.
(20) He can't see how that could be done without withdrawing from the Council of Euopre and therefore leaving the EU itself • Introducing a statutory tort of privacy • Have a new 'privacy regime' under a statutory regulator • Steady as she goes – leaving judges to develop the law.
(v. i.) To pass beyond a limit or boundary; hence, to depart; to go.
(v. i.) To commit a trespass; esp., to enter unlawfully upon the land of another.
(v. i.) To go too far; to put any one to inconvenience by demand or importunity; to intrude; as, to trespass upon the time or patience of another.
(v. i.) To commit any offense, or to do any act that injures or annoys another; to violate any rule of rectitude, to the injury of another; hence, in a moral sense, to transgress voluntarily any divine law or command; to violate any known rule of duty; to sin; -- often followed by against.
(v.) Any injury or offence done to another.
(v.) Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin.
(v.) An unlawful act committed with force and violence (vi et armis) on the person, property, or relative rights of another.
(v.) An action for injuries accompanied with force.
(1) There is no justification for snooping in private accounts unless you have a reason to do so, and you have the authority to do that.” He said he had been cautioned by the police once, for trespassing on the railway during a protest against coal about two years ago.
(2) He said he was stopped by a Hi Tech security guard who yelled at him that they were trespassing and demanded his driver’s licence.
(3) It is hard to imagine any form of drafting that would not criminalise any contemporary form of the Kinder Scout trespass, or direct action protest occupations.
(4) Tennis Australia apologises for Bernard Tomic 'Hall of Shame' typo Read more When police arrived they allegedly told him he was being evicted from the hotel and gave him a trespass warning.
(5) Nick Hurst, a Tory councillor for Stroud district council, is quoted in the survey saying: “There are a number of areas where the NHS should not trespass.
(6) The four people arrested in the Gloucestershire cull zone were held on suspicion of aggravated trespass after police responded to reports of horns being blown and individuals straying from a public footpath.
(7) Environmental activists who were arrested before they could execute a planned shutdown of a coal-fired power station near Nottingham in April last year were today convicted of conspiracy to commit aggravated trespass.
(8) Once served, the trespassers have 24 hours to vacate or face arrest.
(9) They were eventually removed by a paramedic and arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass, according to the group Workers' Climate Action , which is calling for the Vestas plant to be nationalised.
(10) In the late 1960s he went into voluntary seclusion in New Hampshire and there he stayed, a peculiar man attracted to fringe religious movements, warding off interviewers, film people, fans, trespassers.
(11) Linguistic trespassers will be prosecuted with a hefty fine.
(12) The location is likely to afford Assange some privacy, since it is impossible to reach the manor house without trespassing on Smith's land.
(13) The government defended the arrests and said the BBC crew were trespassing.
(14) After almost five hours on the roof last night, some of the protesters climbed down one by one using a ladder and safety harness, and were arrested for trespassing on a "protected site".
(15) The frequency of warnings to intelligence agency staff about the dangers of trespassing on private records is at odds with ministers’ repeated public reassurances that only terrorists and serious criminals are having their personal details compromised.
(16) Four people campaigning against Britain’s use of armed drones have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass.
(17) Twenty-six activists were later charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated trespass.
(18) This is a population which in large part has no option but to trespass.
(19) The deals done here fuel death, injury, fear and repression – yet instead of banning it, the government helps make it happen.” Those who felt impelled to draw attention to this anomaly were arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass.
(20) His zone of trespass moreover, has expanded over the years to include National Park Service and state lands, including the latter’s Overton Wildlife Manage Area.