Different Types of Strict Liability Torts

What happens when you organize a sports event and one or two athletes suffer minor injuries because of the arrangements?

  • A player or a team may get injured in heated competition, because of the violence is shown by the spectators.
  • A sportsmen can catch a diseases or infection because of the unhygienic food he had for dinner.
  • An improper racing track can cause ankle injury to the runner.

These are all kinds of strict liability and it’s a lot more important while arranging a competition.In a case of sports injuries, you can contact Grillo lawyers Toronto for help.

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In this post, we are going to discuss different types of strict liability, to help you avoid them in future.

What is Strict Liability?

Strict liability is a type of wrongdoing that puts another person in danger. The person affected by any act of negligence on the part of the wrongdoer may file a suit in the civil law court for damages. The responsible person may not be aware of the wrongdoing but the item, the product or the animal may have caused such a harm, due to which he will be liable to compensate the affected party.

In strict liability lawsuits, the plaintiff is responsible for providing evidence of such wrongdoing. You can call your personal injury lawyer Toronto to document and file the suit on your behalf.

Types of Strict Liability

There are many other examples of strict liability torts and they can be categorized into three main types.

Animals owned or possessed:

The owner or person in possession of certain types of animals is liable for injuries if the animal causes injury to another person or animal. This may include livestock, like cows, horses, bulls or goats.

Product liability:

In product liability tort, a vendor may be liable for prosecution if the product is Dangerously Defective or Unsafe. A defective product is defined as a product which is unreasonably dangerous to the user when used for its intended purpose without any interference.

Abnormally dangerous acts:

An abnormally dangerous act can be defined as an act that carries a substantial risk to oneself and others’ personal property and physical being. That’s plenty of legal mumbo jumbo, think pyrotechnics, nuclear power plants and blasting rock with dynamite.

If you have been affected or caused harm to anyone because of the wrongdoing, visit Toronto injury lawyers immediately to get help.

Examples of Strict Liability Torts

There are occasions when a person becomes responsible for things that he hasn’t committed. But these things have caused harm to any other person.

  • A grocery store owner may be sued for the banana fallen from the shelf and a stranger fell because of it. This act is by no means intentional, but it holds the person liable to compensate.
  • You owned an exotic Python that crept out of your house and damaged the garden or has eaten the pets of your neighbors, it’s your responsibility to compensate your neighbor.
  • You tried to show your climbing skills to your friends and in the event, damaged the roof or the water supply line of your neighbor. Your neighbor is entitled to compensation.