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governmental power or are
otherwise in the public limelight.
otherwise q To prevail, they must show “actual
malice”: statement was made with
either knowledge of falsity or
reckless disregard for the truth.
reckless Invasion of Privacy Every person has a fundamental
right to solitude/freedom from public
Use of another’s name, likeness or
other identifying characteristic for
commercial purposes without the
q Fraudulent misrepresentation involves
q Misrepresentation of material fact; q Knowledge of falsity and intent to
induce another to rely;
induce q Justifiable reliance by innocent party; q Damages as a result of reliance; q Causal connection. Wrongful Interference
q Tort that interferes with a contractual
relationship. q Occurs when:
q Defendant knows about contract
between A and B; q Intentionally induces either A or B to
breach the contract; and
breach q Defendant benefits from breach. Wrongful Interference
q With a Business Relationship
q Tortfeasor, using predatory
methods, causes relationship to
q Established business relationship; Plaintiff suffers damages. Bona fide competitive behavior is a
defense to this tort.
defense §3: Intentional Torts to
q Trespass to land occurs when a person,
q Physically enters onto, above or below
the surface of another’s land; or
the q Causes anything to enter onto the
land; q Remains, or permits anything to
remain, on the land.
remain, Intentional Torts to Property
q Trespass to personal property is the
Intentional interference with
another’s use or enjoyment of
personal property without consent
or q Disparagement of property. q Slander of title or quality....
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2013 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Summer '08 term at LSU.
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