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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer | Panio Law Offices

Intentional Torts

Many areas of personal injury litigation involve torts, or acts committed by one party that cause harm to another. Of course, there are many types of torts that can lead to civil action. And often, with personal injury suits, those torts are unintentional. However, it is important to understand the distinction between intentional and unintentional tort litigation. The consequences of that designation can mean the difference between winning damages for injuries and not.

Typical tort claims are simply accidental occurrences, events that may have caused harm, but without purpose, intent or malice. They happen as a result of negligence, carelessness or ineptitude. But they are not the result of intent to harm.

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