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Civil laws and law-making through the courts, and Tort law
civil remedy
compensation
burden of proof
balance of probabilities
an outcome of a civil dispute awarded by the court to the suc…
financial payment by a defendant to a plaintiff for injury or…
refers to who has the role of proving a case in court. In a c…
the standard of proof required in a civil case. The plaintiff…
civil remedy
an outcome of a civil dispute awarded by the court to the suc…
compensation
financial payment by a defendant to a plaintiff for injury or…
Special Tort Actions
nuisance
private nuisance
sensibilities
coming to the nuisance defense
anything that annoys or disturbs unreasonably, hurts a person…
a tort that requires a showing of special harm to you or your…
in nuisance law, ways in which people's physical and emotiona…
a defense to private nuisance lawsuits that may be used succe…
nuisance
anything that annoys or disturbs unreasonably, hurts a person…
private nuisance
a tort that requires a showing of special harm to you or your…
Tort Law and Intentional Torts review
liability
remedy
first sale
nominal damages
legal responsibility for harm
What does tort law provide the injured party with?
You are permitted to sale video games that you purchased as l…
token amount of money to show that the claim was justified
liability
legal responsibility for harm
remedy
What does tort law provide the injured party with?
52 terms
Tort Vocabulary
Plaintiff
Defendent
Remedy
Damages
A person or party filing a lawsuit
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
A judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
A civil court order in the amount of money the plaintiff is o…
Plaintiff
A person or party filing a lawsuit
Defendent
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
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Tort Law Review
Elements of tort (4)
3 Major Categories of torts
Minor Responsibility 0-7
Minor Responsibility 7-14
Duty, breach, causation, damages
Intentional, negligence, strict liability
Not capable of committing a tort
Some liability
Elements of tort (4)
Duty, breach, causation, damages
3 Major Categories of torts
Intentional, negligence, strict liability
51 terms
BUS 125 - Chapter 5
Tort
Business Tort
Cyber tort
Damages
A Civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
A tort occurring only within the business context
A tort committed in Cyberspace
Money sought as a remedy for a breach of contract or for a to…
Tort
A Civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
Business Tort
A tort occurring only within the business context
36 terms
tort law and intentional torts review
legal responsibility for harm
what the injured party is provided with
token amount of money to show that the…
considered in developing the law of to…
liability
remedy
nominal damages
moral fault
legal responsibility for harm
liability
what the injured party is provided with
remedy
Law for Business and Personal Use - Chapter 4
Antitrust laws
Arson
Bribery
Burglary
laws that prohibit competing companies from price fixing or d…
willful and illegal burning of a building
offering or giving something of value to improperly effect pe…
entering a building without permission when intending to comm…
Antitrust laws
laws that prohibit competing companies from price fixing or d…
Arson
willful and illegal burning of a building
Tort Law
battery
comparative negligence
contributory negligence
damages
the intentional causation of harmful or offensive contact wit…
a tort rule for allocating damages when both parties are at l…
a plaintiff was totally barred from recovery if they were in…
in tort law, a remedy in the form of monetary compensation to…
battery
the intentional causation of harmful or offensive contact wit…
comparative negligence
a tort rule for allocating damages when both parties are at l…
Tort Law
negligence
slander
assault
puffery
failure to use the standard of care of a reasonable person... -a…
oral defamation
intentional act causing fear in another
seller's talk
negligence
failure to use the standard of care of a reasonable person... -a…
slander
oral defamation
24 terms
Chapter 10 Remedies in Contract Law
legal remedy
damages
Equitable Relief (Equitable Remedy)
Compensatory Damages (Actual Damages)
A remedy available through legal action
The sum of money that may be recovered in the courts as finan…
Relief other than money damages.
Damages recoverable in a lawsuit for loss or injury suffered…
legal remedy
A remedy available through legal action
damages
The sum of money that may be recovered in the courts as finan…
55 terms
Tort Law
tort
who is the plaintiff in a civil case?
who is the defendant in a civil case?
who is the burden of proof on and what…
when a person is injured or their property is damaged they ha…
the person claiming they were wronged
the accused
on the plaintiff; to prove that the defendant is responsible…
tort
when a person is injured or their property is damaged they ha…
who is the plaintiff in a civil case?
the person claiming they were wronged
LGST Quiz #5 - Torts
Tort Law is based...
General purpose of tort law is...
Damage
Damages
in ideas of both wrongs and compensation.
provide remedies for violations of protected interests.... physi…
harm or injury to persons or things
remedies at law; monetary compensation
Tort Law is based...
in ideas of both wrongs and compensation.
General purpose of tort law is...
provide remedies for violations of protected interests.... physi…
31 terms
Chapter 3 Medical Law and Ethics
criminal law
civil law
tort
assult
made to protect the public from harmful acts of others
concerns relationships with individuals
a wrongful act, resulting in harm that is committed against a…
the THREAT of bodily harm to another
criminal law
made to protect the public from harmful acts of others
civil law
concerns relationships with individuals
FRL Chapter 7 Torts- Private wrongs
tort
Purpose of tort law
remedy for tort law
Contract law
private civil wrong inflicted upon another person or his prop…
purpose of tort law is to provide remedies for the violation…
remedies for acts... that cause physical injury to another perso…
Under contract law, the rights and duties of each party are p…
tort
private civil wrong inflicted upon another person or his prop…
Purpose of tort law
purpose of tort law is to provide remedies for the violation…
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4. THE LAW OF TORT
liability
liable
false imprisonment
slander
vastuu, vastuunalaisuus
velvollinen, vastuunalainen
the tort of _____ occurs when a person is detained, or confin…
when a person verbally attacks another person's, this may be…
liability
vastuu, vastuunalaisuus
liable
velvollinen, vastuunalainen
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Canadian Law- Tort Law Test
Litigation
Litigants
Plaintiff
Defendant
The process used to determine the outcome of a claim
Partners involved in a claim
The party filing the claim
The party that has a claim filed against them
Litigation
The process used to determine the outcome of a claim
Litigants
Partners involved in a claim
129 terms
Legal Studies Chapter 6 Key Terms
Tort
Law; Conduct
Compensation
Action; Compensation
A civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
Through Tort ___________, society compensates those who have…
Two notions serve as the basis of all torts: wrongs and _____…
In a tort ____________, one person or group brings a lawsuit…
Tort
A civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
Law; Conduct
Through Tort ___________, society compensates those who have…
175 terms
MGMT Chapter 5 Key Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
175 terms
Chapter 5 Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Chapter 5 Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
175 terms
Chapter 5 Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
144 terms
Chapter 5 Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
175 terms
Chapter 5 Terms
Tort
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional Tort
Negligence
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
Type of Tort... Deliberate Action that results in Injury
Type of Tort... Unintentional Tort arising from Failure to exer…
Tort
Civil Wrong (other than a Breach of Contract) for which the C…
Types of Torts (3)
Intentional ... Negligence... Strict Liability
paralegal: contracts - remedies in contract law (LGLA 1351 - Ch. 10)
Legal Remedy
Damages
Equitable Relief (Equitable Remedy)
Compensatory Damages (Actual Damages)
a remedy available through legal action
the sum of money that may be recovered in the courts as finan…
relief other than money damages
damages recoverable in a lawsuit for loss or injury suffered…
Legal Remedy
a remedy available through legal action
Damages
the sum of money that may be recovered in the courts as finan…
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Civil Law Vocab
Libel
Assault
Tort
Punitive
To write a lie about someone for personal gain or victim's lo…
Threat or intimidation of someone
A civil lawsuit
Award for damages that are emotional or psychological suffering
Libel
To write a lie about someone for personal gain or victim's lo…
Assault
Threat or intimidation of someone
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family law and tort law
separate property
marital property
community property
equitable property
property owned by either spouse before the marriage
property acquired by either spouse or by the couple during a…
Each spouse is entitles to their separate property and 1/2 of…
Each spouse is entitled to their separate property and marita…
separate property
property owned by either spouse before the marriage
marital property
property acquired by either spouse or by the couple during a…
Chapter 10 Legal Remedy
Legal Remedy
Damages
Equitable Relief/Remedy
Compensatory Damages
a remedy available through legal action
the sum f money that may be recovered in the courts as financ…
relief their than money damages
(actual damages) damages recoverable in a lawsuit for loss or…
Legal Remedy
a remedy available through legal action
Damages
the sum f money that may be recovered in the courts as financ…
61 terms
Tort Law, Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability Review
liability
remedy
first sale
nominal damages
Legal responsibility for harm
What does tort law provide the injured party with?
You are permitted to sell video games that you purchased as l…
Token amount of money to show that the claim was justified
liability
Legal responsibility for harm
remedy
What does tort law provide the injured party with?
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NALS Ch. 13 - TORTS
Animal Cases
Assault
Assumption of risk
Battery
Tort litigation involving injuries or damages caused by anima…
An act that creates in a person immediate fear of an attempte…
The legal rule under which a person may not recover for an in…
A harmful offensive touching of another's person
Animal Cases
Tort litigation involving injuries or damages caused by anima…
Assault
An act that creates in a person immediate fear of an attempte…
129 terms
Legal Studies Chapter 6 Key Terms
Tort
Law; Conduct
Compensation
Action; Compensation
A civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
Through Tort ___________, society compensates those who have…
Two notions serve as the basis of all torts: wrongs and _____…
In a tort ____________, one person or group brings a lawsuit…
Tort
A civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach…
Law; Conduct
Through Tort ___________, society compensates those who have…
BLAW 371 Chapter 6&7
Tort and Criminal Laws protect:
"tortfeason"
tort
One's acts are governed against a stan…
PEOPLE AND PROPERTY... -a single act may constitute both a crime…
person committing the tort
breach of a duty, owed by one person to another, other than a…
"reasonableness" of actions... -standard of a "reasonable pruden…
Tort and Criminal Laws protect:
PEOPLE AND PROPERTY... -a single act may constitute both a crime…
"tortfeason"
person committing the tort
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Tort Law Midterm
Tort
What is the purpose of tort law?
Main source of tort law
3 major classifications of torts
civil wrong
To protect certain interests of persons (including physical s…
Common law
intentional torts; negligence; and strict liability torts
Tort
civil wrong
What is the purpose of tort law?
To protect certain interests of persons (including physical s…
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MGMT 547 Ch. 12
Torts
Damage
Damages
Compensatory Damages
French for Wrong, law compensates those who suffered a loss,…
harm or injury to person or property
Monetary compensation for such harm or injury
If awarded to the plaintiff, compensates or reimburses the pl…
Torts
French for Wrong, law compensates those who suffered a loss,…
Damage
harm or injury to person or property
Law Chapter 11
tort
what are the 3 types of torts?
negligence
intentional torts
a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, where courts…
negligence, intentional torts and strict liability
failure to exercise reasonable care
intentional interference with one's person, reputation or pro…
tort
a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, where courts…
what are the 3 types of torts?
negligence, intentional torts and strict liability
Contracts- Chapter 10: Remedies in Contract Law
Remedy
Legal remedy
Equitable remedy (also known as equita…
Compensatory damages (also known as ac…
The way a right is enforced by a court of law when injury, ha…
a remedy available through legal action; money damages
relief other than money damages
damages recoverable in a lawsuit for loss of injury suffered…
Remedy
The way a right is enforced by a court of law when injury, ha…
Legal remedy
a remedy available through legal action; money damages
The integration of law and business
Business and Torts Arise
Tort is derived from the Latin word
Tort Means _____ in French.
Tort is an injury
from careless errors or intentional acts
tortus, or twisted.
"wrong"
to another person or property.
Business and Torts Arise
from careless errors or intentional acts
Tort is derived from the Latin word
tortus, or twisted.
Cochran Business Law Test 2
Tort
Damages available in Tort Actions
Compensatory
Tortfeasor
A civil injury designed to provide a remedy (damages) for inj…
Compensatory and Punitive
reimburse plaintiff for actual losses
a person committing the tort, must "intend" to commit the act…
Tort
A civil injury designed to provide a remedy (damages) for inj…
Damages available in Tort Actions
Compensatory and Punitive
Blaw Chapter 6
Purpose of Tort Law
Compensatory Damages
Punitive Damages
Classifications of Torts
To provide remedies for the violation of various protected in…
Monetary award equivalent to the actual value of injuries or…
Monetary damages that may be awarded to a plaintiff to punish…
Intentional Torts... Unintentional Torts
Purpose of Tort Law
To provide remedies for the violation of various protected in…
Compensatory Damages
Monetary award equivalent to the actual value of injuries or…
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Torts: You and law
Plantiff
Remedy
Defendent
Tort
An ________ is the injuried party in a civil lawsuit
In civil law, the injuries party is often provided with a ___…
The alleged wrongdoer in a civil lawsuit is called the ______
In civil law, when someone commits a wrong that injuries anot…
Plantiff
An ________ is the injuried party in a civil lawsuit
Remedy
In civil law, the injuries party is often provided with a ___…
Chapter 6 - Torts
Tort is a French word for _______
A tort is a _______ wrong for which th…
Doing business today involves risks, b…
The greatest tort risk to business tod…
Wrong
Civil... Remedy
Legal... Financial
Vicarious liability
Tort is a French word for _______
Wrong
A tort is a _______ wrong for which th…
Civil... Remedy
torts
tort
legal duty
results
compensatory damages
a civil wrong causing injury or damage to a persons or proper…
a type of duty that depends on the nature of the person
a legal duty owed by the wrongful party to the victims is bre…
to compensate the victim for losses (medical expenses, lost w…
tort
a civil wrong causing injury or damage to a persons or proper…
legal duty
a type of duty that depends on the nature of the person
Busi law test 2
Torts
civil wrong
business today
vicarious liability
"French for "wrong" a civil wrong for which the law provides…
doesn't have to do with breaking government law, it is a gove…
involves risks, both legal and financial from the commission…
makes an employer liable for the torts of the employees while…
Torts
"French for "wrong" a civil wrong for which the law provides…
civil wrong
doesn't have to do with breaking government law, it is a gove…
BLAW Chapter 5 - Torts
The basis of tort law
Purpose of tort law
Damages Available in Tort Actions
Compensatory Damages
- common law principles... -doing business involves both legal a…
- civil injury designed to provide a remedy (damages) for inj…
- criminal or civil... - compensatory damages
- reimbursing plaintiff for actual losses
The basis of tort law
- common law principles... -doing business involves both legal a…
Purpose of tort law
- civil injury designed to provide a remedy (damages) for inj…
Tort Unit
Assault
Privilege
Plaintiff
Liability
The threat of immediate harm from battery
A public policy that permits the defendant to act
The injured party in a tort suit
Taking legal responsibility for an injury
Assault
The threat of immediate harm from battery
Privilege
A public policy that permits the defendant to act
Business Law Chapters
Crime
Tort
Plaintiff
Defendant
Against society
Wrongs against individuals
The harmed individual (prosecution)
The accused wrongdoer
Crime
Against society
Tort
Wrongs against individuals
36 terms
ch. 19- liability risk
legal wrong
legal wrong include
tort
tort categories
a violation of a person's legal rights, or a failure to perfo…
crime ... breach of contract... tort
a legal wrong for which the court allows a remedy in the form…
intentional torts, strict liability, negligence
legal wrong
a violation of a person's legal rights, or a failure to perfo…
legal wrong include
crime ... breach of contract... tort
41 terms
Chapter 8: Tort Law
Tort
Tort Law
Intentional Torts
Negligent Tort
a wrong or injury to another, other than a breach in contract
primary objective is to provide compensation for injured part…
defendants acts with intention of doing an act resulting in i…
defendants acts in a way that subjects others to risk of harm
Tort
a wrong or injury to another, other than a breach in contract
Tort Law
primary objective is to provide compensation for injured part…
LEGL 2700 Test 3
Tort Law provides
Tort
A lot of crimes are ____, and a lot of…
Wrongful action
civil remedies for a criminal violation that hurts another
any non-criminal, wrongful action other than breach of contract
torts
experiences some damages that do not originate from breach of…
Tort Law provides
civil remedies for a criminal violation that hurts another
Tort
any non-criminal, wrongful action other than breach of contract
20 terms
L201 exam 1 chapter 7
Torts
Burden of proof
damages
economic damages
breach of duty owed to a member of society which results in a…
the obligation in a legal case to prove allegations by presen…
can be both economic and non-economic
out of pocket expenditures
Torts
breach of duty owed to a member of society which results in a…
Burden of proof
the obligation in a legal case to prove allegations by presen…
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