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1 { CHAPTER 6 REVIEW Let the Games Begin Personal Injury Laws

2  Students will divide into 4 teams based on the seating assignments.  Each team will send one member of the group up to be questioned.  The teacher will read each question out in its entirety before the student will have an opportunity to answer.  The first person to correctly guess the answer will win the point for their team. Instructions

3  If the first person does not get the answer correct, the other three teams will have an opportunity to “steal” the point for their team.  The first team to get to 10 points will win the game!  There is no such thing as second place!

4 What is a legal obligation to do or not to do something?

5 Answer: Duty

6 What is a violation of duty called?

7 Answer: Breach

8 What is a private or civil wrong called?

9 Answer: Tort

10 What is another word for the harm that is recognized by law?

11 Answer: Injury

12 What kind of liability occurs when one person is liable for the torts of another?

13 Answer: Vicarious Liability

14 What kind of tort involves neither intent nor carelessness?

15 Answer: Answer: Strict Liability

16 The proof that a breach of duty caused an injury is called __________?

17 Answer: Answer: Causation

18 What term means that the amount of causation is great enough for it to be recognized by law?

19 Answer: Proximate Cause

20 What kind of tort is based on carelessness?

21 Answer: Negligence

22 An intentional tort where one person threatens to physically or offensively injure another -

23 Answer: Assault

24 A tort that occurs when personal property is stolen -

25 Answer: Conversion

26 A false statement about a person that injures their reputation -

27 Answer: Defamation

28 An intentional misrepresentation of an existing fact -

29 Answer: Fraud

30 A tort in which a person is deprived of freedom of movement -

31 Answer: False Imprisonment

32 A type of liability that makes the defendant liable if he or she engaged in an activity that resulted in injury, regardless of whether or not he or she was negligent -

33 Answer: Strict

34 A tort in which another’s property is entered without their consent?

35 Answer: Trespass to land

36 An intentional tort that involves harmful or offensive touching of another?

37 Answer: Battery

38 The duty to act with care and good judgment?

39 Answer: Reasonable-person standard

40 A type of negligence where the plaintiff’s own actions were partial cause to the injury?

41 Answer: Contributory

42 knowingly subjects himself to danger A type of negligence where the plaintiff knowingly subjects himself to danger?

43 Answer: Assumption of Risk

44 A type of negligence where the plaintiff is awarded damages in proportion to his own negligence?

45 Answer: Comparative

46 A court order for a person to do or not to do a particular act?

47 Answer: Injunction

48 A brief outline of what the defendant and the plaintiff will try to prove?

49 Answer: Opening Statements

50 A monetary award given to the injured party to compensate for loss?

51 Answer:Damages

52 Any object a judge allows to be presented to the jury that helps prove or disprove a case?

53 Answer: Evidence

54 A monetary award that is set high enough to punish the defendant?

55 Answer: Punitive Damages

56 Another name for actual damages?

57 Answer: Compensatory Damage

58 A judge’s order that commands a witness to appear in court to testify?

59 Answer: Subpeona

60 Statements made by witnesses under oath?

61 Answer: Testimony

62 The decision of the jury?

63 Answer: Verdict

64 A person who has personal knowledge of the facts of the case?

65 Answer: Witness

66 The final result of a trial?

67 Answer: Judgment

68 What is the name of your favorite class?

69 Answer: Business Law


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