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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 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?
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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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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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…
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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
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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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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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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
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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…
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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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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…
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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
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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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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
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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
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Chapter 7&8 - Civil Law and Tort Law
Need for Civil Law
Key Principles
Civil Wrong
Tort Law
1. Protect your rights... 2. Impose a duty on other not to do an…
1. Infringement of a person's rights... 2. Infringement of a per…
Conduct identified as unlawful in civil law
A civil wrong for which the usual remedy is damages. It does…
Need for Civil Law
1. Protect your rights... 2. Impose a duty on other not to do an…
Key Principles
1. Infringement of a person's rights... 2. Infringement of a per…
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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…
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Business Law Quiz 4
Purpose of tort law
Rights protected under torts law
Compensatory damages
Special damages
Provide remedies for the violations of various protected inte…
Provides remedies for acts that cause physical injury or that…
A plaintiff is awarded a compensatory damages to compensate o…
Compensate the plaintiff for quantifiable monetary losses (EX…
Purpose of tort law
Provide remedies for the violations of various protected inte…
Rights protected under torts law
Provides remedies for acts that cause physical injury or that…
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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…
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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…
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…
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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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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
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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
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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…
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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.
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Business Law Final
Criminal act
Criminal state of mind
Criminal negligence
Property crime
Felonies and misdemeanors. To be convicted of a crime a perso…
Required intent (or mental state) is indicated in the applica…
...
Burglary, larceny, receiving stolen goods, arson, forgery
Criminal act
Felonies and misdemeanors. To be convicted of a crime a perso…
Criminal state of mind
Required intent (or mental state) is indicated in the applica…
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Legal Studies Final Exam
Property
Contracts in relation to property
Torts in relation to property
Torts
the right to own, possess, use, and/or transfer things, tangi…
often used to transfer property rights; sometimes they define…
civil actions available to those whose property has been infr…
civil (non-criminal) wrongs other than contract breaches for…
Property
the right to own, possess, use, and/or transfer things, tangi…
Contracts in relation to property
often used to transfer property rights; sometimes they define…
Business Law Chapter 6
Appropriation
Battery
Business Tort
Compensatory Damages
Use of another's name, likeness or other identifying characte…
The unprivileged, intentional touching of another.
Wrongful interference with the business rights of another.
A money award equivalent to the actual value of injuries or d…
Appropriation
Use of another's name, likeness or other identifying characte…
Battery
The unprivileged, intentional touching of another.
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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
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Chapter 19
Major Sources of Liability
What is Legal Liability?
Legal Wrong
Legal Wrongs Include
- Animals... - Attractive Nuisances... - Hazardous Waste
The responsibility, based in law, to right some wrong done to…
Is a violation of a person's legal rights, or a failure to pe…
- Crime... - Breach of contract... - Tort
Major Sources of Liability
- Animals... - Attractive Nuisances... - Hazardous Waste
What is Legal Liability?
The responsibility, based in law, to right some wrong done to…
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chapter 8 Intentional Torts
civil, substantive
civil
civil
torts
The law of torts is an area of _____ and ______ law
contract law deals with _____ liability
tort law pertains to ______ liability
civil wrongs committed by one party against another that caus…
civil, substantive
The law of torts is an area of _____ and ______ law
civil
contract law deals with _____ liability
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Chapter 6 Liability Insurance
public law
Administrative law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
concerned with matters that affect society as a whole
the body of law that serves to ensure that the activities of…
The area of law relating to the interpretation and applicatio…
rules and statues that define conduct prohibited by governmen…
public law
concerned with matters that affect society as a whole
Administrative law
the body of law that serves to ensure that the activities of…
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
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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…
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Ethical and Legal Issues
Nursing Practice Act (NPA)
State Board of Nursing (BON)
Natural Law
Statutory Law
defines the scope of practice and education requirements. ... e…
defines RN responsibilities, develops guidelines for safe del…
the inherent tendency that humans have to take actions that f…
created by legislative bodies: federal and state laws.
Nursing Practice Act (NPA)
defines the scope of practice and education requirements. ... e…
State Board of Nursing (BON)
defines RN responsibilities, develops guidelines for safe del…
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
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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
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Legal Studies- Ch 17
Tort
Burden of proof
Remedy
Contingency fee
When a person is injured or their property is damaged they ha…
On the plaintiff to prove the defendant is responsible by a p…
Something to make up for what was lost
When a lawyer is hired for a percentage of the settlement ins…
Tort
When a person is injured or their property is damaged they ha…
Burden of proof
On the plaintiff to prove the defendant is responsible by a p…
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