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Torts 1L Mod 1-2

Torts 1L Mod 1-2 Rules statements and elements

QuestionAnswer
Tort A civil wrong independent from contract.
Specific Torts Intentional Torts, Tort of Negligence, Liability Without Fault
The five elements to every intentional tort Act, Intent, Causation, Harm, Without privilege
Battery intentionally causing harmful or offense contact with a person or something closely connected with that person.
Three elements of Battery Intent, Harmful or offense contact, Contact with the person or something closely connected there to.
Vicarious liability When we hold someone liable based on the position the person holds, not based on the person's wrongdoing.
Direct liability Liability based on the defendants own conduct.
Intent as it relates to Battery Defendant desired contact, contact was substantially certain to occur.
Harmful or Offensive Contact as it relates to Battery Causing any amount of pain is enough to be a harmful contact, Causing or offending an indignity of a reasonable person.
Contact with the person or something closely connected there to as it relates to battery. contact between the plaintiff and the defendant must have happened, doesn't have to be direct contact.
Name the 5 intentional torts Assault, battery, false imprisonment, trespass to land, trespass to chattel, conversion, IIED
Created by: Rochelle28nm