tortious act

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This is characteristically seen in an employer-employee situation, where liability is imputed to the employer despite the tortious act being committed only by the employee.
business and has not committed a tortious act or owns any real property
occurring in the United States and caused by the tortious act or omission of that foreign state.
The Convention incorporates the generally accepted rule of modern practice that those who suffer death, personal injury, or loss of tangible property resulting from a foreign state's tortious act or omission within the forum state may sue the foreign state for monetary compensation.
Where fault is required, plaintiffs must prove that the tortious act occurred, that it caused damage or loss to them, and that the defendant is culpable.
If the violation is deemed to be "in furtherance of any criminal or tortious act," it becomes a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.
The court concluded that a director, officer, or agent is liable for the torts of the corporation or of other directors, officers, or agents when, and only when, he has participated in the tortious act or has acted in his own behalf or acquiesced in it when he either knew or should have known of it and failed to take action Editor's Note: Hospital and nursing home administrators and other officials should be extremely diligent in ensuring that there is nothing amiss in their institutions that they either know about, or in the exercise of due diligence, should have known about.
Liability for both economic and non-economic damages will be joint if the defendants "consciously and deliberately pursue a common plan to commit a tortious act, or actively take part in it.
In Wendt, the Florida Supreme Court provided that "in order to commit a tortious act in Florida, a defendant's physical presence is not required.
Unbeknown to the perpetrator, the victim had recently been injured on that same leg; the injury was aggravated by the tortious act and the leg had to be amputated.
And that court held that Marshall's estate plan was valid, that it was not the product of any tortious act, and that Marshall did not intend to give any additional gift or bequest to Smith either during his life or upon his death.
The trial court granted the hospital's motion for summary judgment on the grounds that it was not liable for the tortious act of the nurse committed outside the scope of his employment.