TORTS_outline - I. INTENTIONAL TORTS:

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Unformatted text preview: I. INTENTIONAL TORTS: ............................................................................................................ 2 1. INTENT ............................................................................................................................................. 2 2. ASSAULT AND BATTERY ............................................................................................................ 2 3. FALSE IMPRISONMENT ............................................................................................................... 2 4. INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS ...................................................... 2 5. DEFENSES AND PRIVILEGES ...................................................................................................... 2 1) CONSENT .................................................................................................................................... 2 2) SELF DEFENSE ........................................................................................................................... 3 3) PROTECTION OF PROPERTY .................................................................................................. 3 4) PRIVATE NECESSITY ............................................................................................................... 3 II. NEGLIGENCE - BREACH ....................................................................................................... 4 A. DEVELOPMENT OF FAULT LIABILTY ..................................................................................... 4 B. CENTRAL CONCEPT ..................................................................................................................... 4 1. STANDARD OF CARE. ............................................................................................................ 4 2. THE REASONABLE PERSON ................................................................................................... 4 C. THE ROLES OF JUDGE AND JURY ............................................................................................. 5 1) GENERALLY ............................................................................................................................... 5 2) THE ROLE OF CUSTOM ............................................................................................................ 5 3) NEGLIGENCE PER SE – THE ROLE OF STATUTES ............................................................. 5 D. PROOF OF NEGLIGENCE ............................................................................................................ 6 RES IPSA ......................................................................................................................................... 6 E. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ........................................................................................................... 6 III.DUTY – PHYSICAL INJURIES ...................................................................................................
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TORTS_outline - I. INTENTIONAL TORTS:

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