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ozarCh12torts - Garrett Ozar February 25, 2008 Chapter 12:...

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Garrett Ozar February 25, 2008 Chapter 12: Torts Assault- When one intentionally causes harm or offensive contact onto another. Battery- When one intentionally causes un-consented harm or offensive contact to another; however, it requires actual contact which is what distinguishes it from assault/ Intentional infliction of emotional distress- When one creates extreme emotional distress unto another via intentional conduct. Slander- Malicious or possible false claims that may cause harm to one’s reputation. Libel- Similar to slander but includes writings and or pictures, signs, or broadcasts. Wrongful interference with business relationship- No one can intentionally “screw with” or harm the business affairs of others. Trespass to land- When one trespasses unto another’s land or property without a lawful or valid excuse. Negligence- Actions that are wrongfully committed because they ultimately miss the legal standards of a reasonable person in regards to protecting people against risky and harmful acts of others. False imprisonment- When one is imprisoned without legal authority. (Policemen must
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course LAW 251 taught by Professor Willey during the Spring '08 term at W. Carolina.

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ozarCh12torts - Garrett Ozar February 25, 2008 Chapter 12:...

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