The concept on which torts are grounded is legal reasoning.
Tort law is the body of law that governs the majority of civil lawsuits. Tort law applies to any assertion that arises in civil court, with the exception of contractual disputes.
Tort law seeks to right a wrong done to a person and provide relief from the wrongdoings of others by awarding monetary damages as compensation. The original intent of tort law was to provide full restitution for proven harms.
Lawsuit method that takes falls under contract law. Tort law requires those found at fault for causing harm to others to compensate the victims. Loss of past or future income, payment of medical expenses, and payment for pain and suffering are examples of typical harm. Additional punitive damages may also be awarded to penalize the plaintiff in excess of full compensation.