Types Of Civil Cases

By Madison,Rhett,and Hannah

Main Ideas

Personsl injuries and torts account for nearly 40% of all civil cases filed.

In the year 2,000 more than 259,000 civil cases were filed in the u.s.

Civil law also deals with disagreement about things people own,called property.

Important words

Words, Definitions, and Meanings

Contract- Agreement between 2 or more parties, written or oral, that can be inforced by law.


Tort- Damage, injury, or wrongful act caused to 1 person,other than breaking a contract, for which a civil lawsuit can be filed.


Domestic Relations Laws- Laws regulating disagreements among family members.