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200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Torts True or False Torts Defined Torts Completion Torts Definitions Torts General
A tort is a wrong against an society:
False It is against an individual
Even the most careless conduct will not result in liability for negligence unless there is actual harm:
True No harm, no negligence!
Invasion of privacy is an unintentional tort:
Public officials must prove actual malice to succeed in a defamation lawsuit:
True Held to a different and higher standard
Under common law, ownership of real property extended from the center of the earth to the highest point in the sky:
A false statement made orally to a third party is
The negligence defense that might be used by a baseball club if sued by spectator:
Assumption of Risk
A wrongful injury to, or interference with, the property of another is:
People who engage in extremely dangerous activities may be held liable even without negligence or malice is know as the doctrine of:
To determine if the defendant’s conduct was the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injury, the court applies the:
Loud noises late at night, noxious odors, and fumes coming from nearby house are all examples of ___________:
When one person interferes with another’s rights, either intentionally or unintentionally, a (n) ________ is committed/
The wrongful act of injuring another person’s reputation by making false statements is know as __________.
The element of negligence that involves the failure to act as a reasonable person would is called _________.
Breach of Duty
Statements made in a court of law are ___________, they cannot be the subject of a defamation lawsuit.
An offense against the public at large.
The legal connection between unreasonable conduct and the resulting harm:
Behavior by the plaintiff that helps cause the injuries.
Negligence of each party is compared, and the amount of the plaintiff’s recovery is reduced by the percentage of his or her negligence:
Plaintiff’s knowledge and acceptance of risk.
Assumption of Risk
Entering another person’s airspace without permission is ____________.
A (n) _____________ is a wrong committed by the person who knows and wants the resulting consequences.
A private wrong committed against another is a ____________.
The failure to exercise the degree of care that a reasonable person would have in the same circumstances.
Give three (3) examples of a public nuisance:
Noise Smells Appearance
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Nasca Murder, rape, and robbery are examples of crimes which do not require a plaintiff felonies misdemeanors crimes which do.
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