a. Bubba, an angry, foul-mouthed fan, yelled insults at Rob, a professional athlete, as Rob was leaving the field.
Bubba then suddenly rushed toward Rob. Although Rob tried to defend himself by throwing his gym bag at Bubba, Bubba hit Rob above the eye, causing a serious cut that required stitches. Bubba was arrested, convicted, and sentenced in a criminal action for his attack. Rob, a starting player, missed 10 games because of the injury. On these facts,-
a. Name and explain the 2 intentional torts involved. (4 marks)
b. Explain if Rob is prevented from raising a civil action against Bubba because a criminal action has already taken place? (1 mark).
c. If Bubba sued Rob for hitting him with the gym bag, explain what defence Rob would most likely argue.
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