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The Law of Personal Injury

Authored By: American Bar Association

Personal injury law, also known as tort law, is designed to protect you if you or your property is injured or harmed because of someone else's act or failure to act. In a successful tort action, the one who caused the injury or harm compensates the one who suffered the losses. This web site contains information about: (1) Personal Injury Claims, (2) Negligence, (3) Medical Malpractice, and (4) Product Liability.

Last Review and Update: Jul 23, 2004