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cheeseman_buslaw7_tif_05 - 5 INTENTIONALTORTSAND NEGLIGENCE...

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1) Injuries suffered as a result of a tort may include past and future medical expenses. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 2) Punitive damages can be recovered in strict liability and intentional tort cases. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 3) Physical contact is not necessary to be liable for the tort of assault. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 4) Transferred intent occurs when someone attempts to injure someone but actually injures someone else. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 5) In all defamation of character cases, the plaintiff must prove that the defendant knew that the statement was false. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 6) Truth is an absolute defense in a cause of action for defamation. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 76 INTENTIONAL TORTS AND  NEGLIGENCE 5
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7) Taking pictures on an all-phone camera in a men's or women's locker room of a celebrity and then selling them may give rise to a cause of action based on appropriation. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 8) True statements can be the basis for commission of the tort of invasion of the right to privacy. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 9) Intentional infliction of emotional distress requires that the conduct be outrageous. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Persons 10) Trespass to land occurs only if there is an interference with an owner's right to possession of his or her land. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Property 11) Conversion occurs when someone deprives the rightful owner of personal property of the use and enjoyment of that property by treating it as his/her own. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Intentional Torts Against Property 12) A homeowner does not owe any duty to those who trespass on his or her property. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Unintentional Torts (Negligence) 13) The reasonable person standard is used in determining the duty of care in a negligence case. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Unintentional Torts (Negligence) 77
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14) Once a duty and a breach of that duty is shown, all that need be proven to prevail in a negligence cause of action is that the defendant was the proximate cause of a plaintiff's injuries. Answer: FALSE Diff: 3 Topic: Unintentional Torts (Negligence) 15) A plaintiff can generally recover for negligent infliction of emotional distress for any unintentional conduct of the defendant that causes the plaintiff to suffer emotional distress. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Unintentional Torts (Negligence) 16) The violation of a statute that proximately causes an injury is negligence per se. Answer:
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course LAW LAW taught by Professor Ricks during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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