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16 Cards in this Set

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What are the intentional torts?
Battery, Assault, Trespass to Chattels, Trespass to Realty, Conversion, False Imprisonment, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Define Battery
An Act with the Intent to Cause Harmful or Offensive Contact without consent/privilege
Define Assault
An Act with the Intent to Cause Apprehension of Imminent Harmful or Offensive Content without Consent/Privilege
Define False Imprisonment
An Act with the Intent of Causing Confinement without reaonable means of escape, within fixed boundaries without consent/privilege
Define Trespass to Realty
An Act with the Intent that Causes Entry to Land without Consent/Privilege
Define Trespass to Chattels
An Act done with intermeddling with Intent that Causes Damages to a material interest without consent/privilege
Define Conversion
An Act with Intent that Causes Interference that rises to the level of dominion over the property
Define Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
An Act with Intent of Extreme and Outrageous conduct that Causes Severe emotional distress without consent/privilege
What is the most important defense to intention torts?
What are the forms of Consent?
Express, Implied (Conduct, Emergency), Substitute
What are the privileges of intentional torts?
Self-Defense, Defense of Property, Recapture of Chattels, Necessity, Discipline
What are the two most important unintentional torts?
Strict Liability and Negligence
Shorthand definition to Strict Liability?
The Act that Causes Harm = Liability
Define Negligence
Negligence is conduct that falls below the stadard of care that would have been followed by a reasonable prudent person in the same or similiar circumstances to avoid unreasonable risk of harm.
What are the two most important unintentional torts?
Strict Liability and Negligence
Elements of Negligence
Duty, Breach, Causation, Damages