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Unformatted text preview: Hourly Contingency Flat fee Other Retainer - Lawyer's Referral Service- give name of attorneys in a particular area of specialization- The existence of insurance prompts lawsuits because insurance companies wants to settle instead of having to pay thousands Actus rea and mens rea- Actus rea- the prohibited act- Mens rea- guilty state of mind-Intentional (objective/subjective test): subjective- ask defendant what intent was objective- take a look at all the circumstances to tell what intent was -Reckless: intents not to hurt someone, but outrageous behavior hurts someone -Negligence: carelessness to hurt someone...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BLAW 2361 taught by Professor Bible during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08