Week 3 Definitions Worksheet Answers-1.docx - Torts I Black Letter Law for Week 3 1 Define intentional infliction of emotional distress including all of

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Torts I Black Letter Law for Week 3 1. Define intentional infliction of emotional distress, including all of its elements. (1) Intent to cause severe emotional distress, (2) extreme and outrageous conduct, (3) that causes, (4) severe emotional distress. 2. How does the intent element differ for IIED? Explain. The element may be met by proving (1) purpose, (2) knowledge with substantial certainty, or (3) recklessness. 3. Define trespass to land. (1)Intent to enter, (2) actual enter, (3) land of another, (4) unauthorized. 4. In a trespass to land action, what if a person overstays a welcome or snoops? Trespass to land includes defendant exceeding the scope or duration of consent to entry on the land.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. How does trespass to land treat mistaken entries on land? Mistaken entries (boundaries unknown) are still trespass if intentional. 6. How does trespass to land treat entries above or below the land? Trespass includes entry into immediate reaches above or subsurface areas beneath the land. 7. How does the law treat trespass to land damages? What if the landowner suffers no actual damages? The law presumes damages from the interference except when the entry is intangible, in which case plaintiff must prove damages. Where no actual damage occurs from trespass, the law awards nominal damages. In egregious cases, law may permit punitive damages....
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