O UTLINE FOR T ORTS
A. Definition: A tort is a private wrong, independent of a contract, resulting form
a breach of duty.
B. When discussing any possible tort always consider:
1. Elements of a tort:
c. Causation (Cause
What is a contract
A contract is formed in any transaction in which one or both parties make a legally enforceable promise.
A promise- is a commitment or undertaking that a given event will or will not occur in the future
and may be e
Chapter One: Overview
Four things lawyers must be good at:
Problem solving is the art of developing a plan to control events which is what clients
hire lawyers to do