Chapter 3 Intentional Torts and Negligence. Introduction. Tort is the French word for a “wrong.” Tort law protects a variety of injuries and provides remedies for them. Introduction (continued).
Intentional Torts and Negligence
Tort law imposes a duty on persons and business agents not to intentionally or negligently injure others in society.
Unintentional Torts (Negligence)
Strict Liability Torts
To be successful in a negligence lawsuit, the plaintiff must prove that:
Assumption of the Risk
DEFENSES AGAINST NEGLIGENCE
This doctrine holds that: