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Mental anguish. Nonphysical harm that may be compensated for by damages in some types of lawsuits. Mental angush may be as limited as the immediate mental feelings during an injury or as broad as prolonged grief, shame, humiliation, despair, etc.
a tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
A legal doctrine that says that some activities are so dangerous that liability will always follow any injury that results from those activities.
is the cause that immediately and directly results in a specific event. if a person can eleminate any one of the 4 elemants, the lawsuit will not be successful.
a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
a defense against negligence when the carelessness of each party is compared to others
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