Tortious


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Tortious

Wrongful; conduct of such character as to subject the actor to civil liability under Tort Law.

In order to establish that a particular act was tortious, a plaintiff must prove that an actionable wrong existed and that damages ensued from that wrong.

Cross-references

Tort Law.

tortious

adj. referring to an act which is a tort (civil wrong). (See: tort)

See: illicit
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