Damage to property could occur in many different circumstances, such as someone having care of the property for a fixed period of time, for example, leasing or renting machinery and getting the property accidentally damaged. Second most common one is where someone carelessly operating machinery and resulting in damage to other person property. The person’s act is not intentional, but negligent.
In the above examples the person had a duty of care for the property that is legally under his care. There is also damage to property that is intentional. For example, a person deliberately damaging one’s property is an intentional one. The act is carried out for the purpose of causing damage. Therefore, the action is criminal as well as tort. Should you feel that you have a financial claim on a party(s), do not hesitate to contact His Masters Legal Services Professional Corporation at 416-757-2525
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