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Claimant
A claimant is a person who makes a claim. A person seeking goverment aid is an example of a claimant.
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Defendant
The person defending or denying; the party whom relief is sought in action or suit, or the accused in a criminal case.
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Victim
The person who has supposedly had a crime commited against them. In other instances they may feel ill treated therefore, persuing legal action
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Tort
A tort, in common law is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liabillity for the person who commits the tortious act.
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Legislisation
(Statutory Law) is law which has been enacted by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.
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The person defending or denying; the party whom relief is sought in action or suit, or the accused in a criminal case.

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Defendant

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The person who has supposedly had a crime commited against them. In other instances they may feel ill treated therefore, persuing legal action

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A tort, in common law is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liabillity for the person who commits the tortious act.

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(Statutory Law) is law which has been enacted by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.

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