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Published by: Richard Sebestian on Nov 07, 2012
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Law of Torts and theConstruction Industry
 
Mohit Saraf 
Partner
 
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
 New Delhi and MumbaiEmail: msaraf@luthra.com
 
Structure of the Presentation
Torts: Overview
 
Torts: Relevance for ConstructionContractors
 
Torts: Basic Principles affectingConstruction Contractors
 
Torts: Defenses and Strategy againstTortious Liability
 
 
Tort: Meaning and Overview
Denotes a breach of duty imposed by law
Nature of the Duty: To act as a reasonableperson exercising reasonable diligence
Tort exceeds the obligation of a party undercontract: the duty could be to the other partyin a contractual relationship,
as well
as toany third party who, it is reasonablyforeseeable, would get affected by theactions of a person.

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