Category Archives: tort law

Foreign corporations can’t be sued under ATS: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that foreign corporations cannot be sued in United States by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”) “As demonstrated by this litigation, foreign corporate defendants create … Continue reading

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Amend penal provisions to control milk adulteration: SC

In an attempt to control the menace of growing sales of adulterated and synthetic milk in different parts of the country, the Supreme Court of India has urged the Union Government to consider making suitable amendments in the penal provisions … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Attractive Nuisance and Negligence dwelled upon: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently had an opportunity to dwell on the concepts of ‘doctrine of attractive nuisance’ and ‘negligence’ under the tort law. The Court was dealing a case wherein six children died due to drowning in open drains. Absolving the … Continue reading

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Claimant can recover entire compensation from one joint tort feasor: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that a claimant is entitled to recover entire compensation from one of the joint tort feasors, particularly in an accident where injuries have been caused by combined wrongful act of … Continue reading

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