By Aakarsh Shah, RNPI law school Editor’s note: Medical negligence is punishable under various laws such as torts, IPC, Indian Contracts Act, Consumer Protection Act,
By Anu Mittal, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: The law of torts, with a few exceptions, acknowledges necessity as a defence. It recognizes that
By Shantanu Rathore , Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: There exist several justifications and exceptions for torts, including the defence of necessity, which is
By Yashu Bansal, Chanakya National Law University, Patna “Editor’s Note: This paper deals with two important principles in law of torts- strict liability and absolute
By Oyshee Gupta, CNLU Patna EDITOR’S NOTE:- In light of the recent trends of human rights violation in cases of custodial torture, it is imperative for
By Almas Shaikh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: Doctors and patients share a legal fiduciary relationship which is contractual in nature.
Yashaswini Prasad, Jindal Global Law School Editor’s note: A tort related claim involves multiple factors such as the place of the tort, the nationality and
By Ayush Jaiswal, DSNLU “Editor’s Note: The landmark judgment of Union Carbide Corporation v. Union of India, better known as the Bhopal Gas Tragedy case,
Pragalbhi Joshi, National Law University Odisha Editor’s Note : A recognised exception to Respondent Superior is where acts are done in discharge of duty
By Mounica Kasturi, Symbiosis Law School, Pune “Editor’s Note: The principle of sovereign immunity lays down that an offence cannot be committed by the state.
By Mounica Kasturi, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: In this case, the claim for damages was made by the dependants of a person who died in
By Subhyanka Rao, RMLNLU Editor’s Note: Vicarious liability refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person.
By Aditi Agarwal, NUALS Editor’s Note: The writer goes into detail with respect to the term defense and its meaning. She describes defence as conventionally used
By Shristi Todi, NEF Law College, Gauhati University Editor’s Note: The Right to Information Act was passed in 2005, and since then it has overwhelmingly proved
By Nidhi Singh, NUALS, Kochi Editor’s Note: Earlier in Tort law compensation was awarded for suffering from some physical injury only. It was considered that mental