Ch10_3e - CANADIAN BUSINESS CANADIAN AND THE LAW AND Third...

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10-1 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited. CANADIAN BUSINESS CANADIAN BUSINESS AND THE LAW AND THE LAW Third Edition Third Edition by by Dorothy Duplessis Steven Enman Shannon O’Byrne Sally Gunz Presentation prepared by Presentation prepared by Allan Elliott, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Allan Elliott, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
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10-2 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited. CHAPTER TEN CHAPTER TEN INTRODUCTION TO TORT LAW INTRODUCTION TO TORT LAW OBJECTIVES: The broad scope of tort law The differences between a civil action and a criminal action The purpose of tort remedies How business can manage its potential liability in tort
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Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited. TORT LAW DEFINED TORT LAW DEFINED TORT a harm caused by one person to another, other than through breach of contract, and for which the law provides a remedy HOW TORTS ARE CATEGORIZED intentional torts – a harmful act that is committed on purpose assault – the threat of imminent physical harm
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course AFM 231 taught by Professor Briggs during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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