Glossary of Car Accidents Law Terms “T”
Testimony: Any statement made by a witness under oath in a legal proceeding.
Transcript: The official record or proceedings in a trial or hearing, which is kept by the clerk.
Trial: The presentation of evidence in court to a trier of facts who applies the applicable law to those facts and then decides the case
Tort: A private wrong or harm committed against another, resulting in legal liability. A tort is either intentional or accidental. Automobile liability insurance is purchased to protect one from suits arising from unintentional torts.
Tortfeasor: One who commits a tort.