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Tort Law Job Description

Encompassing nearly all aspects of civil litigation (with the exception of contract disputes), tort law is among the largest and most active career fields in the legal industry.

Tort law cases and areas of focus

Tort law cases involve physical or monetary harm done to an individual, and there are four main categories of tort law. Professionals within the field must be knowledgeable of all four. They are:

  • Intentional torts: A deliberate attempt to harm another individual. Examples include defamation and fraud.
  • Negligent torts: Harm caused by negligent behavior or the failure to pursue diligence. Medical malpractice is a prime example of negligent tort.
  • Strict liability torts: Harm caused by products when used as directed.
  • Toxic torts: Harm caused by exposure to dangerous substances, including drugs, chemicals, pesticides and pollutants.

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  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position: Administrative
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently looking for an Intake Specialist for an Albuquerque, NM Law Firm. This position will include talking to prospective clients when they call the firm.
    • Experience in customer service, inside sales or personal injury...View Details.
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 07/05
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a sharp legal practice assistant proficient in product liability and mass tort litigation with a least five years of experience in a law firm? This could be the opportunity for you!
    Legal Practice Assistant job responsibilities include:
    • Research and draft...
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