If the harm caused by the accident was the result of carelessness or neglect, then the laws pertaining to a typical personal injury case apply. If the harm to the plaintiff had been carried out on purpose, then that would be an example of intentional tort.
Someone that has committed an intentional tort has acted in a manner that required going against the plaintiff’s will.
The actions of the person that committed the tort could harm the plaintiff’s body, the plaintiff’s emotions or some of the plaintiff’s property. Here is a listing of ways that a tort action could harm the plaintiff’s body.
• Through performance of assault and battery
• Through performance of false imprisonment
• By carrying out a molestation
Here are the ways that a tort action could harm a plaintiff’s emotions
• Indecent exposure
• Carrying out unseemly conduct, and forcing plaintiff to watch
• By making a false statement, one that has included a reference to another person
Here are ways that a tort action could harm some of the plaintiff’s property
• By claiming control over parts of that property, without permission
• By misrepresentation, usually to set the stage for cheating
• By trespassing
• By carrying out a home invasion
The person that has chosen to commit a tort could lose an opportunity to submit a personal injury claim.
Normally, someone that has been injured on another person’s property has the right to file a personal injury claim. However, if a trespasser were to get injured while going, uninvited, onto a piece of land, or into a certain building, then that trespasser would not be able to file a personal injury claim.
Similarly, someone that was carrying out a home invasion might become the target of a watchdog’s teeth. In such circumstances, the dog’s owner could not be held responsible for a failure to control his or her pet canine. In other words, the invader could not get compensated for the wound created by the dog bite.
What defense could an attorney use, if the attorney’s client had committed a tort?
If the attorney’s evidence could support a claim that the plaintiff had requested the harmful action, then the personal injury lawyer in Halifax chances for being able to fight the submitted claim would increase.
If the collected evidence could show that the client had been engaged in an act of self-defense, then that would help to increase the chances for a win against the charges that had been made by the plaintiff.
If someone were to be falsely accused of having committed a tort, sound evidence might be used to turn the accuser into a defendant; thus, making the accused a plaintiff.