Chapter 8-Flow Chart - b) Assumption of the Risk STRICT...

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Legl 2700 Chapter 8-Flow Chart 04/07/09 Torts in the Business Enviornment INTENTIONAL TORTS 1) Assault and Battery 2) Infliction of Mental Distress 3) Invasion of Privacy 4) False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution 5) Trespass 6) Conversion 7) Defamation 8) Fraud 9) Common Law Business Torts a) Injurious Falsehood b) Intentional interference with contractual relations NEGLIGENCE 1) Duty of Care 2) Unreasonable Behavior a) Willful and Wanton Negligence 3) Causation in Fact 4) Proximate Causation 5) Defenses to Negligence a) Contributory Negligence i) Comparative responsibility (comparative negligence/comparative fault)
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Unformatted text preview: b) Assumption of the Risk STRICT LIABILITY IN TORT 1) Strict Product Liability a) Production Defects b) Design Defects Legl 2700 Chapter 8-Flow Chart 04/07/09 Torts in the Business Enviornment 2) Ultrahazardous Activity 3) Dram Shop Acts 4) Respondeat Superior DAMAGES 1) Compensatory Damages 2) Punitive (exemplary) Damages ALTERNATIVES TO THE TORT SYSTEM 1) Contingency Fees 2) Worker Compensation Acts a) Is it accidental? And does it arise out of and in the course of business?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course LEGL 2700 taught by Professor Reed during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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