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BLAW 3050 – TORTS – CHAPTER 10 I. Intentional Torts Against Persons and Business RelationshipsA. AssaultB. BatteryC.False imprisonmentD.Intentional infliction of emotional distress-Egregious E.Defamation – may or may not be intentional1.false statement (fact v. opinion / must be taken in context) ***- if it is verbal – slander ; if it is in writing – ligee?2.made to a third party (“published”) ***3.injures reputation of the person about whom statement is made ***4.special damages – 310 pg. a)not required in libel cases excepti)for public officials/public figuresii)if the libel requires innuendo, colloquium, inducementb)not required if slander per seexcept for public officials/public figures – not necessary to prove special damages c)required for slander per quodcases5.for public officials/figures“actual malice” –statement made with knowledge of its falsity orwith reckless disregard for the truth*** If you look up malice in the dictionary, it is not what the dictionary says. Malice is made with knowledge that the statement is false or reckless disregard with the truth – described on page 311. This question will be on the test *** F.Invasion of privacy1.publication of private facts2.intrusion into private affairs3.false light (not recognized in Colorado) 4.right of publicity a)name, voice, likeness, signatureb)does not require celebrity statusc)use for commercial advantage without consentd)news exemption 5.“sound-alike” cases (California law) – Doritos radio commercial used a person who sounded a lot like another famous person but was not him. G.Fraudulent misrepresentation
1.knowing misrepresentation of a material fact 2.intent to induce reliance3.justifiable reliance4.damages5.causal connection between misrepresentation and damages2
6. I. Intentional Torts Against Persons and Business Relationships (cont).

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