Tortuous Action

Essay by anna_horiUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, March 2009

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AbstractIn this report, I will explain the tortuous actions. According to Prosser and Keeton attempts to define tort in venerable legal treatise that a tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, for which the court will provide a remedy in the form of an action for damages. (Ronald, B1999)Singapore government is given the attributes of a legal person in that it has the power to acquire, hold and dispose of property of any kind and to make contract; it may also sue and be sued. The sense of tort is definition into the list of major areas such as personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, defamation, or intentional wrongs against a person, or involving real property, against a business. Moreover, Torts is divided into three general categories: intentional torts, which is intentionally hitting a person, or negligent torts, which caused an accident by failing to obey traffic rules, and strict liability torts, which is liability for making and selling defective products (Cornell Law School, 2007).

The case study of Chuang Uming (Pte) Ltd v Setron Ltd and another appeal will be introduced in this paper to analysis how the negligence can be conduct to show that the law of torts protected the general rights of each individual depends on what the law considers is the relationships between parties.

I) Introduction:Tort is the word used in modern day legal language taken from French word meaning "wrong" and it refers to conduct which constitutes a civil wrong. The law of torts protects the people from having their property injured by other people. It also protects the general rights of every individual. Depend on what the law considers is the relationship between the parties will be make.

While some torts are also crimes punishable with imprisonment, the...