tort

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A wrongful act or injury, committed by an entity or person against another person or another person's property, that may be pursued in civil court by the injured party. The purpose of tort law is to make amends to the injured party, primarily through monetary compensation or damages.

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A wrongful act or injury, committed by an entity or person against another person or another person's property, that may be pursued in civil court by the injured party. The purpose of tort law is to make amends to the injured party, primarily through monetary compensation or damages.

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