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MGMT_361_torts - Brittany Peters MGMT-361 Prof J Didier I...

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Brittany Peters MGMT—361 Prof. J. Didier January 29, 2008 Torts I. Intentional Tort A. Require plaintiff to prove all elements of claim including: 1. Actual or implied intent 2. Voluntary act by the defendant 3. Causation 4. Injury or harm B. Intent—the subjective desire to cause the consequences of an act 1. Implied if the defendant knew that the consequences of the act were certain or substantially certain—even if he/she did not actually intend any consequence at all a. Ex: throwing garbage out the window and hitting someone vs. setting trash on the street and someone tripping 2. Defenses a. Even if plaintiff proves all elements, defendant can absolve him/herself from liability via consent. C. Types of Intentional Torts 1. Torts to Protect Persons a. Battery—intentional, nonconsensual, harmful, or offensive contact with the plaintiff’s body or with something in contact with it. b. Assault—intentional, nonconsensual act that gives rise to the apprehension that a harmful or offensive contact is imminent i. Defenses to Battery and Assult a. Consent b. Self Defense c. Defense of Others d. Defense of Property c. False Imprisonment—intentional, nonconsensual confinement by physical barriers/force/threats of force.
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