Personal Injury lawsuits are filed against the person or entity that has caused harm through negligence, gross negligence, reckless conduct, or intentional misconduct, and in some cases based on strict liability.
Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.
Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical or health care professional deviates from standards in his or her profession, thereby causing injury to a patient.
Product liability is the legal liability of manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others arising from producing or selling a faulty product.
Labor law most commonly refers to the relationship between trade unions, employers and the government.
In the field of criminal law, there are a variety of conditions that will tend to negate elements of a crime, known as defenses.
Municipal law includes many levels of law - not only national law but also state, provincial, territorial, regional, or local law.