Ch. 10 - Chapter 10 - Torts in the Business Environment...

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Chapter 10 - Torts in the Business Environment ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS - CHAPTER 10 INTENTIONAL TORTS 1. Assault and Battery Battery. A battery is an intentional, unconsented to touching without a privilege. 2. Intentional Infliction of Mental Distress In business this tort has most commonly followed the firing of an employee. 3. Invasion of Privacy The three invasions are (1) misappropriation of a person’s likeness, (2) intrusion of a person’s physical solitude, and (3) the public disclosure of highly objectionable, private information about a person. 4. False Imprisonment and Malicious Prosecution False imprisonment is the intentionally confining of a person against her will and without a privilege. Malicious prosecution involves filing criminal charges against someone without a legal basis for doing so. It most frequently arises in shoplifting cases. 5. Trespass The homeowners might pursue the tort of trespass.
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course LEGL 2700 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Ch. 10 - Chapter 10 - Torts in the Business Environment...

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