BUSLAW-2 - Chapters8,9,10,13and14.Remember,...

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Chapters 8, 9, 10, 13 and 14. Remember, only what was discussed in class relative to  Chapter 10 "product liability" will be on the exam. Tort: a wrong or injury to another, other than a breach of contract WORD LIST II Definition of "Intentional Tort - Required elements Trespass to Property (Real and Personal) Conversion Transferred Intent Purpose of "Tort Law" Nuisance Attractive nuisance Defamation - defenses - elements of Valid, void, voidable, unenforceable contracts Article U.C.C "Goods" defined Real Property Personal Property Quasi contract Executed contract Executory contract Unilateral and Bilateral contract Promissory Estoppel Duration of offers - when does an offer expire(terminate) (what type of events can occur) Firm offers under the U.C.C. Material misrepresentation (Fraud) Assumption of Risk Proximate cause - definition Comparative negligence contributory negligence Res ipsa loquitur Negligence per se Strict liability Liability of owners and occupiers of land Oral contracts – enforceability – oral contracts have the same consideration as written contracts but they are harder to deal with in court Reasonable person standard - what is it Intervening causes that limits liability Product liability Offer Acceptance Rejection Counteroffer Effective moment Tort (Definition):
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A civil wrong giving the injured party the right to bring a lawsuit against the wrongdoer to recover compensation for the injuries. -Tort can Involves people who have been in a car accidence or even had inpestious cancer, car dealer sells you a bad car…Part of the PRIVATE LAW -Governments involvement is providing the court and methods to enforce the judgment Government is not involved in anything else Goals of Tort Law Compensate innocent injured persons Prevents private retaliation by injured parties- If someone beat your car, then don’t go do it back Reinforce vision of a just society Deter future wrongs It is there to compensate persons who have sustained a harm or loss from others conduct Place that cost of compensate to those who should bear it Classification of torts Intentional Torts -occur when defendant takes action intending that certain consequences will result or knowing that they are likely to result o Can be assault or battery… If you swing and TRY to hit someone that you did not intend to hit then it still counts because it was “a transferred intent” o Transferred intent- where there is intent to cause harm to one person that results in causing harm to another o GUY was Driving his car straight ata man and a women and his intent was to scare the man….THIS IS CALLED AN ASSULT. The man is not looking but the women only sees the car coming and she feels an emotional injury…and THIS IS TRANSFERRED INTENT o Torts (against persons) Assault - giving the mental impression that at offensive or harmful body context is about to occur, the assult is the action that proceeds the battery… ie if you are swinging a bat at a person (before you hit him) then
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BUSLAW-2 - Chapters8,9,10,13and14.Remember,...

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