Strict Liability And Absolute Liability: Vishakapatnam Gas Leak Case

The birth of the modern industrial revolution has introduced a revolutionary aspect of legal suits and laws related to liabilities. With major industrial accidents occurring around the world like the Halifax accident, The Chernobyl disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy and the latest case of the Vishakhapatnam gas leak, a struggle for justice was initiated againstContinue reading “Strict Liability And Absolute Liability: Vishakapatnam Gas Leak Case”

Widening Arena of Tort of Negligence in Times Of COVID-19

The law of torts is an ever-emerging field of law and the area under its ambit is continuously increasing. In the globalized world, the situation keeps on changing.[1] New torts keep on emerging as a result of increasing interactions between the people. COVID-19 has widened the area of the torts law by calling for lawsuitsContinue reading “Widening Arena of Tort of Negligence in Times Of COVID-19”

Liability Under Negligence for Transmitting Coronavirus

As coronavirus spreads across the world like a wildfire and with WHO declaring it as a pandemic[1], social distancing has become the new black. Many governments have imposed restrictions on movement by declaring complete lockdown and ordered people to maintain social distancing; in a few cases, people were asked to self-quarantine. Despite the order, thereContinue reading “Liability Under Negligence for Transmitting Coronavirus”