Work Sheet-Torts Against Persons

Work Sheet-Torts Against Persons - III. TORTS A....

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III. TORTS A. INTENTIONAL TORTS 1. BATTERY 1) Fred, after not having seen Tom for five years, slaps Tom on the back and says, "How's it going, ol' buddy?", but not hard enough to injure Tom. Tom does not like to be slapped on the back and this is known to Fred. Does Tom have a cause of action against Fred? Result : Reason: 2) Sue is carrying a purse and while walking Tom suddenly comes from behind and intentionally hits the purse and breaks it but never touches Sue. Does Sue have a cause of action against Tom? Result: Reason : 3) Paula, who dislikes Fred, is kissed by Fred while she is sleeping. Two hours later, when Paula wakes, Sara tells her what Fred did. Does Paula have a cause of action against Fred? Result: Reason: Rule :
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2 . ASSAULT 1) Ed points a gun at Harry, but it never touches. Unknown to Harry, the gun is unloaded. Does Harry have a cause of action against Ed? Result: Reason: 2) Same as #1 but when Ed points the gun, Harry is sleeping. When Harry wakes, Joe tells him what happened. Does Harry have a cause of action against Ed?
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