Tort law

We handle tort law matters related to both property and personal injury damage claims. In these matters we can assist injured party as well as the party who has caused the damage. We will examine proper procedures based on whether the damage has occurred in contract or employment relationship, non-contractual relationship or as crime damage.

Right to have compensation

Tort law is applied for non-contractual relations. In contractual relations compensation law principals are followed. These principals are based on tort law. According prevailing compensation principal in Finland injured party is legitimated to claim full compensation from party causing damage.

Compensation covers direct and indirect damages. In contractual relationships both parties are legitimate to restrict their obligation to pay damages. There are also separate regulations related to damages caused by employees during their employment. Also as far as crime damages are concerned there are specific features in procedure.

Damage and insurance

Often both parties have insurances, which form an important part of the practical solution. We negotiate with insurance companies when needed. We have handled successfully claim disputes with insurance companies in court as well.

We assist

in matters related to i.e.

  • collecting compensation
  • negotiations and trials of compensation matters
  • defining compensation
  • drafting  compensation agreements
  • damages compensated from insurance