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What is the burden of proof in tort law?

What you must show in a trial to prove your case is the burden of proof. It lies on the prosecution or the plaintiff.  According to Cornell Law School, the burden of proof is different for tort law and criminal law cases. In a criminal case, the prosecution must prove...

What is the importance of a toxic tort?

Many torts deal with bodily harm and injury, and harm caused by a toxic fume is no exception.  Learning the significance of these torts can help you determine what to do if you were unknowingly or knowingly exposed to harmful substances.  What it is  Whether you are...

How can genetics help prove a toxic tort case?

During a toxic tort, you must prove that your illness is a direct result of exposure to a toxic substance or medication. Also, some courts require that you also prove that your exposure to the drug or toxic substance doubled the risk of your falling ill. This...