Definition of tortfeasor in English:
A person who commits a tort.
- Neither court expressly dealt with the question whether the section affected the common law rule that only one sum can be awarded in a single proceeding for the one tort committed by joint tortfeasors.
- If the supervening event is a tort, the second tortfeasor should be responsible for the additional devaluation caused by him…
- Where one person instigates another to commit a tort they are joint tortfeasors.
mid 17th century: from Old French tort-fesor, from tort 'wrong' and fesor 'doer'.
Definition of tortfeasor in:
- US English dictionary
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