Tort is the word of French language which means “wrong”. It has been derived from the latin word “tortum” which means to twist. Thus tort is a behavior or an act which is unlawful, crooked, twisted. To have a peaceful and healthy society it is necessary that it should be free from anti- social elements and that an individual should be free to exercise his rights without being restricted. If there is any transgression of any right, there must be a way to compensate or to restore the right.  The maxim “Ubi jus ibi remedium” which means where there is a right, there is a remedy.


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