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  • 1 actionable — That for which an action will lie, furnishing legal ground for an action. See cause of action justiciable controversy See also @ actionable fraud Deception practiced in order to induce another to part with property or surrender some legal right.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 2 actionable — That for which an action will lie, furnishing legal ground for an action. See cause of action justiciable controversy See also @ actionable fraud Deception practiced in order to induce another to part with property or surrender some legal right.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 3 common-law actionable negligence — The failure of one owing a duty to another to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances, or doing what such a person would not have done. Pratt v Daly, 55 Ariz 535, 104 P2d 147, 130 ALR 341. See… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4 Misrepresentation in English law — is an area of English contract law, which allows a person to escape a contractual obligation or claim compensation for losses. If one person can show that she entered an agreement because of another person s false assurances, then the other… …

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  • 5 negligence — The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do. Negligence is the failure… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 negligence — The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do. Negligence is the failure… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 Martin v. Herzog — Martin v. Herzog, Ct. of App. of N.Y., 228 N Y. 164, 126 N.E. 814 (1920), was a New York Court of Appeals case. Contents 1 Facts 2 Issue …

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  • 8 tort — /tawrt/, n. Law. a wrongful act, not including a breach of contract or trust, that results in injury to another s person, property, reputation, or the like, and for which the injured party is entitled to compensation. [1350 1400; ME: injury,… …

    Universalium

  • 9 Outline of tort law — See also: Index of tort articles The following outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to tort law: Tort law – defines what a legal injury is and, therefore, whether a person may be held liable for an injury they have caused. Legal …

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  • 10 Defamation — This article is about the malicious statement. For the 2009 film, see Defamation (film). Libel and Slander redirect here. For other uses, see Libel (disambiguation) and Slander (disambiguation). Vilification and Calumny redirect here. For the… …

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  • 11 List of basic tort law topics — Tort law refers to any given body of law that creates and provides remedy for civil wrongs that do not arise from contractual duties. A person who is legally injured may be able to use tort law to recover damages from someone who is legally… …

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  • 12 Libel — • A malicious publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, sign, or otherwise than by mere speech, which exposes any living person, or the memory of any person deceased, to hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes or tends to …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 13 South African law of delict — The South African law of delict engages primarily with the circumstances in which one person can claim compensation from another for harm that has been suffered. [1] JC Van der Walt and Rob Midgley define a delict, in general terms [...] as a… …

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  • 14 fraud — An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right. A false representation of a matter of fact, whether by words or by conduct …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 fraud — An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right. A false representation of a matter of fact, whether by words or by conduct …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 property law — Introduction       principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be resolved and by which property transactions may be structured. What distinguishes property law from other kinds of law is that property law deals with… …

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  • 17 Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White — Infobox SCOTUS case Litigants=Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White ArgueDate=April 17 ArgueYear=2006 DecideDate=June 22 DecideYear=2006 FullName=Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, Petitioner v. Sheila White USVol=548… …

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  • 18 Department of Defense Whistleblower Program — Aircraft procurement whistleblowing launched the modern Defense whistleblower program. The Department of Defense Whistleblower Program enables, in part, the federal mission of protecting whistleblowers by committing the Inspector General of the U …

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  • 19 Negligence — For other uses, see Negligence (disambiguation). Tort law …

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  • 20 Bristol and West Building Society v. Mothew — [1998] Ch 1 is a leading English trust law and professional negligence case, concerning a solicitor s duty of care and skill, and the nature of fiduciary duties.FactsMr Mothew was a solicitor who had acted for both Bristol and West Building… …

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