In the scenario I chose (Colin Calamity), we are introduced to a couple
characters that play a vital role in understanding the situation presented.
Claire and her friends set up a page on Facebook for first year paralega
Celine Dion contracted to sing at Fallsview Casino but Hard Rock Caf offered her double the
pay for her to perform on their stage
She decided to sing at Hard Rock Caf. Can Fallsview Casino sue her?
Can Fallsview Casino sue
Careless conduct that causes injury to a person or property of another
The defendant owed the plaintiff a duty of care
The defendant breached the required
DEFENCES OF INTENTIONAL TORTS
In order for a plaintiff to be successful in his/her action against a defendant based in
intentional tort, the defendant must be found liable to the plaintiff.
A defendant will not be found liable if he/she has a va
TYPES OF INTENTIONAL TORTS
The intentional and unwanted (including sexual) contact with another.
Battery unwanted contact may even be viewed as benefiting the plaintiff but if
unwanted it is still battery (example blood transfus
INTRODUCTION TO TORT LAW
What is a tort?
A tort is a civil wrong
Distinct from a criminal wrong
Remedy for anyone suing in tort is usually monetary compensation for injuries suffered
THE HISTORY OF TORT LAW
Tort law appeared as a means of compensating a v
Torts Assignment 1
October 5th, 2016
Strict Liability is liability of the crime committed that caused harm or damage to
someones life, body or property regardless of whether it was int
Protects people from the interference with the use, enjoyment and comfort of their land
It is not actionable unless the interference is unreasonable and the plaintiff has suffered
TORT LAW - LIABILITY
Tort Law involves two principles:
Fault improper behavior
Causation of harm whether the plaintiffs injury was the result of the defendants
LIABILITY = legally responsible
Ways that we can allocate or attribute liability:
Gloster v. Toronto Electric Light Co.
A boy aged eight and a half years was injured when he reached out and touched a live wire that
was just fourteen to twenty inches away from the public bridge on which he was standing.
Was the defendant respo