Learn about issues that are unique to environmental torts, such as proving causation, issues of latency of harm, and damages.
Environmental torts are made up of elements from both common law and environmental law. Although common law doesn’t recognize environmental torts as a class of torts with any special distinction, the term is used as a catch-all to describe torts that have an environmental-law component. In this lesson, you’ll learn about issues that are unique to environmental torts, including proving causation, overcoming the issue of latency of harm, and assessing damages.
Common-law tort claims like...