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PAL 110 - Tort Law, Experimental


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Description
This course is an introduction to the study of tort law. Topics include intentional torts, defamation, strict liability and negligence. In addition, defenses to tort litigation and remedies are studied.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. The student will be able define and identify intentional torts, defamation, strict liability and negligence.
Listed Topics
  1. Elements of tort law
  2. Intentional torts
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • False imprisonment
  • Intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Trespass to land
  • Trespass to chattels
  • Conversion

   3. Defamation
   4. Invasion of Privacy
   5. Misrepresentation
   6. Strict liability

  • Ultra hazardous activities
  • Ownership of animals
  • Products liability

   7. Negligence

  • Duty
  • Breach of duty
  • Causation
  • Damages

   8. Survival and wrongful death
   9. Torts against and within the family
 10. Tort defenses
 11. Workers' compensation



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