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Law for Business. Mr. Bernstein Notes, pp 92-96 Intentional Torts, Negligent Torts and Strict Liability October 11, 2012. Law for Business Mr. Bernstein. Common Intentional Torts Assault Battery False Imprisonment Defamation Invasion of Privacy Trepass to Land Conversion

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law for business

Law for Business

Mr. Bernstein

Notes, pp92-96

Intentional Torts, Negligent Torts and Strict Liability

October 11, 2012

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Law for BusinessMr. Bernstein

Common Intentional Torts

Assault

Battery

False Imprisonment

Defamation

Invasion of Privacy

Trepass to Land

Conversion

Interference with Contractual Relations

Fraud

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Law for BusinessMr. Bernstein

Negligence

Most common tort

Intent not required

Existence of duty, breach of duty, injury and causation are required

Duty: “Reasonable Person” standard

In some states, contributory negligence matters

Assumption of Risk typically a successful defense

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Law for BusinessMr. Bernstein

Strict Liability

Neither intent nor negligence required

Abnormally dangerous activities

Dangerous animals

Unreasonably dangerous goods

Manufacturers, wholesale distributors and retailers are all liable