Philippine Tort: Quasi-Delict

A quasi-delict or tort is “the wrongful act or negligent act or omission which creates a vinculum juris and gives rise to an obligation between two persons not formally bound by any other obligation.”[1] Hence, a person is liable for damages against another who suffers damage as a result of the former’s acts or omissions which are the proximate cause, whether the same is due to negligence or fault, and there is no pre-existing contractual relation between the two persons.[2]

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