What Are the Elements of a Tort?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may be wondering if you can seek financial compensation. To do so, a tort must be present. Tort law is the aspect of law that that concerns the righting of civil wrongs. In order for a tort to be present, four elements must be in place. They are:

  • The presence of a duty
  • The breach of that duty
  • An injury
  • The breach of the duty led to the injury

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