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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: Akron, Ohio
    Date Posted: 09/12
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Personal Injury Paralegal for a firm located in Fairlawn, Ohio.  This firm is seeking a full-time...View Details.
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
    Date Posted: 09/11
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Tort Law
    Employment Type: Contract
    Are you looking for a new opportunity to build your professional profile? If so, we have a great Project Attorney opportunity with a leader in legal...View Details.
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