[ UK /tˈɔːʃəs/ ]
  1. of or pertaining to the nature of a tort
    tortious acts
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How To Use tortious In A Sentence

  • Consett Iron, which was a decision before criminal and tortious liability for maintenance and champerty were abolished by the Criminal Law Act 1967.
  • If it were tortious word smithing, at least someone would presumably have standing to sue the justices who exhibited such bad faith. The Volokh Conspiracy » Open Comment Thread on McDonald
  • tortious acts
  • The latter may arise from a tortious act other than the negligent use of a motor vehicle.
  • The said agreement amounted to a tortious conspiracy between the Defendants to commit an unlawful act namely the raid, and to harm the claimants' business.
  • You may have other remedies in terms of tortious actions, personal actions, but at the moment you are using the vehicle of the company -
  • As we have seen, the tortious liability of trade unions is negated by providing wide immunities.
  • Accordingly it was ‘necessary… to apply the principles of tortious liability strictly in accordance with this rule of company law ’.
  • The onus of proof remained with the claimant to show that the defendant's tortious conduct made a material contribution to the loss, but strictly speaking the defendants were liable only to the extent of that contribution.
  • BDI counterclaimed for false advertising, tortious interference, and related business torts. Archive 2009-04-01
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