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Legal English - Tort Law
action
legal action
civil action
an action for damages
rechtsvordering
juridische stappen
burgerlijke rechtsvordering
rechtsvordering voor schadevergoeding
action
rechtsvordering
legal action
juridische stappen
10 terms
Legal questions - tort law
Identify one civil right protected by…
Explain the three elements that must b…
Explain what is meant by 'remoteness o…
During a home economics class, Harry p…
Defamation - as it protects peoples from unjustified attacks…
1 - The defendant owed a duty of care ... 2 - The defendant brea…
Remoteness is a set of rules in both tort and contract, which…
A - The student was at his own fault due to knowing that he s…
Identify one civil right protected by…
Defamation - as it protects peoples from unjustified attacks…
Explain the three elements that must b…
1 - The defendant owed a duty of care ... 2 - The defendant brea…
27 terms
legal principles/ tort laws
law
statutory laws
nursing laws are examples of:
statutory laws that affect the practic…
sum total of the rules and regulations by which a society is…
made by any legislative branch of government , including the…
state statutory laws
-statutes of limitation ... -protection and reporting laws... -natu…
law
sum total of the rules and regulations by which a society is…
statutory laws
made by any legislative branch of government , including the…
55 terms
Legal Studies- The Law of Torts
A tort occurs when...
What kind of wrong is a tort? Why?
How does tort law differ from contract…
Occurs whenever someone intends an act…
Someone's person, property, or reputation has been injured
A private wrong; the harm is the person alone, not to society…
The conduct causing the harm is a breach of legally proscribe…
Intentional torts
A tort occurs when...
Someone's person, property, or reputation has been injured
What kind of wrong is a tort? Why?
A private wrong; the harm is the person alone, not to society…
7 terms
Legal studies - the law of torts
Tort
Negligence
Defamation
Trespass assault
A civil wrong that allows the injured party to take legal ation
A tort imposing a duty to exercise reasonable care to ensure…
The dissemination of a statement or other public material tha…
The threat of immediate danger I.e. Threatened with a gun
Tort
A civil wrong that allows the injured party to take legal ation
Negligence
A tort imposing a duty to exercise reasonable care to ensure…
43 terms
Legal Studies 2- Tort Law
tort
what type of law is tort law
tort reform
5 elements MUST have for negligence to…
civil wrong involving the injury of a person or their propert…
state
making it harder for plaintiff to get case in court
existence of duty of care... unreasonable behavior... causation in…
tort
civil wrong involving the injury of a person or their propert…
what type of law is tort law
state
10 terms
Legal Sac TORTE LAW
PROBS RODD
Persuasive precedent
Ratio decidendi
Obiter dictum
P(ersuasive precedent) R(atio decidendi) O(biter dictum) B(in…
Decisions made by outside hierarchies, such as interstate hie…
Latin term for the reasons behind decisions, or the principle…
Latin term for statements that are not part of the decisions,…
PROBS RODD
P(ersuasive precedent) R(atio decidendi) O(biter dictum) B(in…
Persuasive precedent
Decisions made by outside hierarchies, such as interstate hie…
38 terms
Law & Legal: Torts
actionable
actual malice
assault
assumption of risk
Capable of serving as the basis of a lawsuit.
A condition that exists when a person makes a statement with…
Any word or action intended to make another person fearful of…
A defense against negligence that can be used when the plaint…
actionable
Capable of serving as the basis of a lawsuit.
actual malice
A condition that exists when a person makes a statement with…
42 terms
Legal chapter 6 tort law
Tort
Damages
Compensatory damages
Punitive damages
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
A monetary Awards sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
A monetary award equivalent to the actual value of injuries o…
Monetary damages that may be awarded to a plaintiff to punish…
Tort
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Damages
A monetary Awards sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
39 terms
Legal English 1 - Tort law
affirm
appeal
assault
award
to uphold the decision of a lower court (versichern)
to turn to a higher court and ask them to change the ruling o…
Überfall
Preis ... Entschädigung ... Zuerkennung
affirm
to uphold the decision of a lower court (versichern)
appeal
to turn to a higher court and ask them to change the ruling o…
28 terms
Legal Chap 6- Tort Law
tort
intentional tort
negligent tort
strict-liability tort
a civil wrong giving the injured party the right to bring a l…
civil wrong resulting from an intentional act committed on pe…
civil wrong that occurs when the defendant acts in a way that…
a civil wrong that occurs when the defendant takes an action…
tort
a civil wrong giving the injured party the right to bring a l…
intentional tort
civil wrong resulting from an intentional act committed on pe…
20 terms
Medical Law - Torts and Legal Doctrines
assault
battery
defamation
false imprisonment
any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury and any inten…
any unlawful touching of another that is without justificatio…
holding up a person to ridicule, scorn, or contempt in a resp…
conscious restraint of the freedom of a person without proper…
assault
any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury and any inten…
battery
any unlawful touching of another that is without justificatio…
45 terms
Legal Ch. 10 - Tort Law
tort
tortious
tortfeaser
intentional tort
Any non-criminal, wrongful action other than breach of contract
behavior that constitutes a tort
one who commits a tort
deliberate actions that cause injury
tort
Any non-criminal, wrongful action other than breach of contract
tortious
behavior that constitutes a tort
31 terms
Legal Studies 2- Tort Law
tort
what type of law is tort law
tort reform
5 elements MUST have for negligence to…
civil wrong involving the injury of a person or their propert…
state
making it harder for plaintiff to get case in court
existence of duty of care... unreasonable behavior... causation in…
tort
civil wrong involving the injury of a person or their propert…
what type of law is tort law
state
20 terms
Basic Legal Concepts - Tort Law
intention tort
libel
slander
false arrest
is any deliberate act that causes harm to another person rega…
any written or printed untrue statement that injures a person…
any oral or verbal untrue statement that injures a person's o…
the unjustified physical restraint of a person's or company's…
intention tort
is any deliberate act that causes harm to another person rega…
libel
any written or printed untrue statement that injures a person…
19 terms
N315 Legal (Tort law)
What is tort law?
What types of torts are there?
What is quasi intentional tort?
What are the types of quasi intentiona…
- Dealing with duties and rights among individuals that does…
-Quasi intentional tort ... -intentional tort... -non intentional t…
Damage a person's reputation
-slander... -libel... -defamation of character
What is tort law?
- Dealing with duties and rights among individuals that does…
What types of torts are there?
-Quasi intentional tort ... -intentional tort... -non intentional t…
31 terms
Legal and Ethical Chapter 5 - Tort Law
Assault
Battery
Charitable Immunity
Civil Law
a form of intentional tort that involves conduct that causes…
intentional and nonconsensual contact with a person
a doctrine that shields hospitals and other institutions from…
noncriminal law
Assault
a form of intentional tort that involves conduct that causes…
Battery
intentional and nonconsensual contact with a person
67 terms
HIM Legal Ethics Ch 5 Tort Law
Act of God
Affidavit of merit
Affirmative defense
Assault
natural disaster, not human related, such as lightning, flood…
measure to deter excessive or frivolous litigation, expert wi…
defense bears the burden of proving they are entitled to rely…
form of intentional conduct that causes apprehension of a har…
Act of God
natural disaster, not human related, such as lightning, flood…
Affidavit of merit
measure to deter excessive or frivolous litigation, expert wi…
50 terms
Legal English 9 Contract Law & Torts
arbitration
assault
award (damages)
battery
arbitraż, rozstrzyganie sporów
napaść
przyznawać (odszkodowanie)
naruszenie nietykalności cielesnej
arbitration
arbitraż, rozstrzyganie sporów
assault
napaść
12 terms
Tort Law
Tort
Tortfeasor
Intentional Tort
Compensate
A private wrong committed by one person against another
A person who commits a tort
Actions that deliberately hurt, embarrass, or scare people
Give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of…
Tort
A private wrong committed by one person against another
Tortfeasor
A person who commits a tort
23 terms
Legal Studies - Chapter 10 Tort Law
tort law background
Intentional tort
Assault
Battery
lots of torts are not crimes... divided into intentional and uni…
intentional done something that causes an injury. not necessa…
put someone in physical imminent fear that they are about to…
any unjustified contact with another person without permissio…
tort law background
lots of torts are not crimes... divided into intentional and uni…
Intentional tort
intentional done something that causes an injury. not necessa…
32 terms
Legal Business Headnotes #2 - Tort Law
Tort Law
Intentional Torts
7 tort charges
Assault
Civil, non-contractual wrong
Must find (mens/actus rea) intent before looking at 7 charges…
1. Assault... 2. Battery... 3. False Imprisonment... 4. Trespass to La…
The intentional placing one in reasonable apprehension of an…
Tort Law
Civil, non-contractual wrong
Intentional Torts
Must find (mens/actus rea) intent before looking at 7 charges…
36 terms
Legal English module 2: the law of tort
be obtain
damages
take action in tort
compensation
voidaan saada
vahingonkorvaus
ryhtyä toimenpiteisiin oikeudenloukkauksesta
korvaus
be obtain
voidaan saada
damages
vahingonkorvaus
9 terms
legal exam 3 -- tort law terms only
types of intentional torts
defenses for defamation
unintentional torts
5 requirements for negligence
CABIIIIFFDT... 1. battery ... 2. assault... 3. IIED - Intentional Infl…
1. prove truth of what was said, absolute defense... 2. public f…
negligence, strict liability torts
1. duty of care... 2. breach of duty... 3. causation in fact ... 4. pr…
types of intentional torts
CABIIIIFFDT... 1. battery ... 2. assault... 3. IIED - Intentional Infl…
defenses for defamation
1. prove truth of what was said, absolute defense... 2. public f…
41 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.04 - Definitions (Torts and Cyber Torts)
Tort
Business Tort
Cyber Tort
Damages
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
A tort committed in cyberspace.
A monetary award sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
Tort
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Business Tort
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
Torts, Statsky, CH 2: Legal Analysis in Tort Law
tort
damages
diveersity of citizenship
remedy
a civil wrong (other than a breach of contract) that causes i…
1. Monetary payments awarded to compensate someone for a lega…
the disputing parties are citizens of different states. this…
1. the means by which a right is enforced or the violation of…
tort
a civil wrong (other than a breach of contract) that causes i…
damages
1. Monetary payments awarded to compensate someone for a lega…
64 terms
Chapter 7 : Law of torts (Legal English)
Abatement
Assault
Award
Damage awards
Interruption, suppression
Agression
Octroi, attribution
Octroi de dommages et intérêts
Abatement
Interruption, suppression
Assault
Agression
40 terms
Legal Environment in Business Torts and Constitutional Law Test
The Advice and Consent clause
Enumerated powers
Article 1, section 8, clause 3
Article 1, section 8, clause 18
President can't make treaties with other countries without th…
Congress may exercise the powers that the Constitution grants…
Regulates commerce between nations
(Necessary and proper clause)
The Advice and Consent clause
President can't make treaties with other countries without th…
Enumerated powers
Congress may exercise the powers that the Constitution grants…
48 terms
Legal Studies Civil Wrongs: Torts and the law
Tort
Compensation
Injunction
Damages
a legal wrong that is not a criminal offence. It is a civil m…
money paid to a person who has suffered injury or loss by the…
where a court orders a person to do or not to do a particular…
monetary compensation awarded to successful claimant in legal…
Tort
a legal wrong that is not a criminal offence. It is a civil m…
Compensation
money paid to a person who has suffered injury or loss by the…
37 terms
Tort Law
tort
civil wrong
remedy
misstatement
any wrongdoing that results in a n injury, other than breach…
injury or damage that is not the result of a crime
to enforce a right, cure a wrong, or compensate an injury
a statement that are false, misleading or contains a mistake
tort
any wrongdoing that results in a n injury, other than breach…
civil wrong
injury or damage that is not the result of a crime
31 terms
Civil wrongs (Torts) and the Law - Legal Studies
A tort
Civil law
Tort law
Contract law
-Is best described as a civil wrong (and act or omission) whi…
-Involves private disputes of a non-criminal nature between i…
-A special relationship other than a contract form the basis…
-A legally binding agreement (a contract) forms the basis of…
A tort
-Is best described as a civil wrong (and act or omission) whi…
Civil law
-Involves private disputes of a non-criminal nature between i…
21 terms
Legal Aspect of Health Care/Tort Laws (21)
legal relationship between people; pro…
Most medical cases deal with _____ law.
dealing with wrongs against a person,…
a wrongful act that does not involve a…
civil law
civil
criminal law
tort
legal relationship between people; pro…
civil law
Most medical cases deal with _____ law.
civil
39 terms
Meredith College Legal Survey-Torts & Criminal Law
Re-establishment of the Law of Torts (…
Intentional Acts, Negligence, Strict L…
tortfeasor
intentional tort
secondary source -- existing common laws -- updated
Categories of Fault
person who commits a tort
intentionally seeking to violate a duty toward another
Re-establishment of the Law of Torts (…
secondary source -- existing common laws -- updated
Intentional Acts, Negligence, Strict L…
Categories of Fault
18 terms
Legal Studies 101 (constitutional law & torts)
1st amendment
14th amendment
Negligence
Strict Liability
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
to the Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868, and granted…
Act with a certain standard of care
the imposition of liability on a party without a finding of f…
1st amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
14th amendment
to the Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868, and granted…
10 terms
legal limits of nursing/ criminal law/ torts
___ laws:... - Based on judicial decision…
____ laws: ... - Rules defined by legisla…
___ ___ ___: ... - Statutes enacted by st…
____ laws: Federal or state statutory…
common
statutory
nurse practice acts
criminal
___ laws:... - Based on judicial decision…
common
____ laws: ... - Rules defined by legisla…
statutory
23 terms
Tort Law
Tort
Tortfeasor
Damages
Intentional Tort
A private wrong committed by one person against another.
A person who commits a tort.
A civil court order in the amount of money the plaintiff is o…
Actions that deliberately hurt, embarrass, or scare people.
Tort
A private wrong committed by one person against another.
Tortfeasor
A person who commits a tort.
41 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.04 - Definitions (Torts and Cyber Torts)
Tort
Business Tort
Cyber Tort
Damages
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
A tort committed in cyberspace.
A monetary award sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
Tort
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Business Tort
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
41 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.04 - Definitions (Torts and Cyber Torts)
Tort
Business Tort
Cyber Tort
Damages
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
A tort committed in cyberspace.
A monetary award sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
Tort
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Business Tort
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
41 terms
| Business Law & The Legal Environment | Ch.04 - Definitions (Torts and Cyber Torts)
Tort
Business Tort
Cyber Tort
Damages
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
A tort committed in cyberspace.
A monetary award sought as a remedy for a breach of contract…
Tort
A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results…
Business Tort
Wrongful interference with another's business rights and rela…
37 terms
Week 2: Tort Law
tort
civil wrong
remedy
misstatement
any wrongdoing that results in a n injury, other than breach…
injury or damage that is not the result of a crime
to enforce a right, cure a wrong, or compensate an injury
a statement that are false, misleading or contains a mistake
tort
any wrongdoing that results in a n injury, other than breach…
civil wrong
injury or damage that is not the result of a crime
40 terms
Legal issues and the APRN Laws,Torts,Regulations
Constitutional Law: Individual law
Statutory Law... Formal Law
Regulations... Expands upon a statute
Administrative Law... Agency
Right to vote... Religious freedom... Individual freedoms... Privacy... B…
Federal, state and local... Example: Nurse Practice Act... Child ab…
Prescriptive authority and continuing education requirements…
Agencies that are formed to enforce a regulation... Example: A l…
Constitutional Law: Individual law
Right to vote... Religious freedom... Individual freedoms... Privacy... B…
Statutory Law... Formal Law
Federal, state and local... Example: Nurse Practice Act... Child ab…
22 terms
Tort Law
Tort
Tortfeasor
Tort Law
Nuisance
a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than unde…
a person who commits a tort.
Tort law is a kind of civil law, like family law, property la…
an unlawful interference with the use and enjoyment of a pers…
Tort
a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than unde…
Tortfeasor
a person who commits a tort.
12 terms
Tort Law
Tort Law
battery
comparative negligence
contributory negligence
A civil wrong which can be redressed by awarding 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…
Tort Law
A civil wrong which can be redressed by awarding damages.
battery
The intentional causation of harmful or offensive contact wit…
39 terms
Legal- Tort
tort law
tort
tortfeasor
types of torts
civil remedy for a criminal violation that hurts another
non-criminal (civil) wrongful (experienced damages and needs…
one who commits tort
intentional and unintentional
tort law
civil remedy for a criminal violation that hurts another
tort
non-criminal (civil) wrongful (experienced damages and needs…
27 terms
Tort Law
Clear and Convincing Evidence
Contract Action
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Tortfeasor
Clear and convincing evidence requires a higher burden of per…
The parties have voluntarily & knowingly assumed duties or ob…
Standard of proof requiring a showing of almost the absolute…
One who has committed a tort.
Clear and Convincing Evidence
Clear and convincing evidence requires a higher burden of per…
Contract Action
The parties have voluntarily & knowingly assumed duties or ob…
7 terms
VCE Legal Studies Unit 2 - Tort Law Activity
Comfort and Safety
Civil Rights
Wrong
Civil Wrongs and Protecting Interests
Many of our everyday actions and choices may impact on other…
Laws that govern the rights and responsibilities of one indiv…
The word "tort" is a French word meaning _____.
The law of torts is concerned with _____ _____ committed by i…
Comfort and Safety
Many of our everyday actions and choices may impact on other…
Civil Rights
Laws that govern the rights and responsibilities of one indiv…
20 terms
Tort Law
Tort
Intentional tort
Tortfeasor
Trespass
A private wrong committed by one person against another.
Occurs when a person knows and desires the consequences of hi…
The person who committed the tort.
The wrongful damage to or interference with the property of a…
Tort
A private wrong committed by one person against another.
Intentional tort
Occurs when a person knows and desires the consequences of hi…
22 terms
Tort Law
module
Tort Law
liability
redress
部分
侵權行為法;侵權責任法
責任
糾正
module
部分
Tort Law
侵權行為法;侵權責任法
14 terms
PROPERTY SECTION II. PROPERTY INSURANCE A. LEGAL CONCEPT - TORT LAW
Intentional tort
Negligence
Absolute liability
Strict liability
a deliberate act or omission
an unintentional tort where an individual's actions or failur…
liability without fault
tort liability that is defined by law. (Requires an injured p…
Intentional tort
a deliberate act or omission
Negligence
an unintentional tort where an individual's actions or failur…
26 terms
Tort Law - Intentional Torts
Tort Compensates
Wrongs that Tort Law covers
Intentional Torts
Recklessness
compensates individuals for the harm done to them
assault, battery, trespass, malpractice, nuisance, product li…
when the person wishes to cause harm, in other words a person…
person knows action has risk of harm, they known the risk and…
Tort Compensates
compensates individuals for the harm done to them
Wrongs that Tort Law covers
assault, battery, trespass, malpractice, nuisance, product li…
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