G invasion of privacy encroaching on the solitude

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g. Invasion of privacy: encroaching on the solitude, seclusion, or personal affairs of someone who has the right to expect privacy. h. False Imprisonment: intentional restraint or confinement by force or threat of force of a person against that person’s will and without justification. 2. Intentional Torts Against Property a. trespass to realty: intentional entry upon or placement of someone on land of another without permission. b. trespass to personalty: intentionally exercising dominion and control over another person’s personal property. c. conversion: intentional permanent removal of property from the rightful owner. 3. Intentional Torts Against Economic Interests a. disparagement: intentionally defaming a business product or service. b. intentional interference with a contract: knowingly and successfully taking action for the purpose of enticing a third party to breach a 2
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a contract with the Plaintiff. c. unfair competition: entering into business for the sole purpose of causing loss of business to another firm d. misappropriation: use of an unsolicited idea for a product or service without compensating the originator of the idea. B. Negligent Torts “Even a dog distinguishes between being kicked and being stumbled over.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Negligence is the failure to live up to the standard of care that a reasonable person would meet under the same or similar circumstances to protect others from an unreasonable risk of harm. Every person has a duty to exercise ordinary care for his or her own safety. 1. Four essential elements: duty, breach of duty, causation, damages. a. duty: to exercise that degree of care customarily followed by a reasonable person under the same or similar circumstances.
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