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Intentional Torts Against Persons

*Assault


*Battery



Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

*Defamation: Libel, slander


*Invasion of Privacy: appropriation of identity, intrusion into affairs, false light, public disclosure of private facts


*Appropriation


*Fraudulent Misrepresentation


*Abusive or Frivolous Litigation


*Interference with a contractual relationship

Intentional Torts against Property

*Trespass to land


*Trespass to personal property


*conversion


*Disparagement of property

NEGLIGENCE

Elements of Negligence:


*Duty


*Breach


*Causation


*Damages

Assault

threat of immediate harm or offensive contact

Battery

harmful or offensive physical contact intentionally performed


*Does NOT require physical injury



Defamation

Wrongfully hurting a person's good reputation


*LAW = imposes duty on all persons to refrain from making false statements


Types:


*Libel = general damages to compensate for nonspecific harms


* Slander= most prove special damages that the slanderous statement caused actual econ/monetary loss

Invasion of Privacy

Highly offensive, invasion of privacy




Appropriation of Identity

use of the person's name, picture or other likeness for commercial purpose w/o permission

Intrusion into an Individual's Affairs

Invasion of privacy