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An individuals right to privacy includes the exclusive use of his or her likeness


Tort law provides legal remedies for both personal injury and property damage


To determine whether a duty of care has been breached, a judge asks how he or she would have acted in the same circumstances


Punitive damages are intended to punish a wrongdoer and deter others


To commit trespass to land a person must inflict at least some slight harm to the land


A battery occurs only if the victim suffers actual physical harm


Normally, all employees who deal with third parties are deemed to be agents


An oral defamatory statement must be communicated to a third party to be actionable


An unauthorized scan of a bank account cannot be an invasion of privacy


Libel involves the written communication of defamatory language


A store manager may delay a suspected shoplifter if the manager has probable cause to justify delaying the suspect


A general power of attorney may be created orally


Liability for negligence requires finding of causation in fact and a determination of proximate cause


A licensed professional can employ an unlicensed agent to perform professional actions


Is an agency a fiduciary relationship?


Proximate cause exists when the connection between an act and on injury is strong enough to justify imposing liability


Only to a foreseeable intervening event can break the connection between a wrongful act and an injury to another


Under the doctrine of strict liability, a defendant is liable for the results of his or her acts only if he or she intended these results


If no harm results from an allegedly negligent act, there is no liability


Information acquired through an agency relationship is not considered confidential once the relationship ends


Publishing false information about another's product, alleging that it is not what its seller claims, constitutes the tort of conversion


To avoid liability for negligence, a business owner must protect its patrons against all risk which might possibly occur while on the business premises


Amanda pushes Brad into the path of an oncoming car driven by Carol. Don tries to rescue Brad, but the car hits both of them. Amber is liable for the injuries of...

Brad and Don

Marta owns National Demolition Company. During a demolition by Marta's crew, Owen, a passerby, is injured. Under the theory of strict liability, Marta must pay for the injury...

Whether or not the crew was at fault

Sam, an engineer, supervises the construction of a new bridge. When the bridge collapses due to faulty construction, Sam is sued by those injured in the collapse. As a professional, Sam is held to the same standard of care as...

Other engineers

Paula enters Qualifying Triathlon, an athletic competition. Regarding the risk of injury, Paula assumes those risks...

Normally associated with this event

Applied Manufacturing Company employs Belle as an agent. To terminate Belle's authority, AMC must notify...

Belle and any third parties who know of the agency relationship

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