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Unformatted text preview: Business Law I Torts Fall, 2009 PowerPoint Slides Slide 1 Intentional Torts • Battery • Assault • False Imprisonment • Intentional Infliction of emotional distress • Defamation • Invasion of privacy ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Battery • Elements: – intent – harm or offense • Defenses: – consent – privilege ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Assault • Elements: – threat of force – knowledge of threat – fear is reasonable • Defenses: – consent – privilege ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Business Law I Torts Fall, 2009 PowerPoint Slides Slide 4 False Imprisonment • Intentional confinement without consent or justification • Defenses: – Consent – Privilege • Shopkeeper’s privilege • See Wal-Mart v. Rodriquez , Case 8-2, text at 214 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Emotional Distress • Cause mental suffering by intentional outrageous conduct • Lourcey v. Estate of Scarlett , Case 8-3, text at 217 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6...
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