A tort is a wrongful act, damage, or injury that is done willfully, negligently, or in situations that involve strict liability. However, a Tort does not involve contract breach in which a civil lawsuit might be initiated. Recently, we have seen supporters of the legal system in this country trying to connect litigation for torts with a number of things such as pushing medical professionals out of business all the way to closing down public parks.
Most of these supporters agree that the current tort system in this country is putting a huge strain on the economy. This issue has become so serious that even President Bush is pushing for tort law change in which our economic growth would be improved, particularly through the creation of new jobs. While tort litigation is not going anywhere and it is valuable in some cases, the current law is forcing liability insurance to … Read More