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  1. an individual who commits a reckelss act without causing injury will probably not be convicted of tort
    false
  2. a tort is a crime against society
    false
  3. torts based on carelessness are classified as negligence
    true
  4. torts that are not based on intent or carelessness are classified as strict liabilities
    true
  5. under tort law, the duty not to injure another includes bodily harm, but not the harming of someone's reputation
    false
  6. an employer can be held liable for the actions of an employee
    true
  7. children and insane persons can be held liable for injuring others
    false
  8. a person who commits a tort may be sued for money damage
    true
  9. the four elements of a tort
    duty breach injury causation
  10. an intentional tort where one person threatens to physically or offensicely injure another
    assault
  11. a tort that occurs when personal property is stolen
    conversion
  12. a false statement about a person that injures their reputation
    defamation
  13. an intentional misrepresentation of an existing fact
    fraud
  14. a tort in which a person is deprived of freedom of movement
    false imprisonment
  15. a type of liability that makes the defendant liable if he or she engaged in an activity that resulted in injury
    strict
  16. a tort in which another's property is entereed without their consent
    trespass to land
  17. an intentional tort that involves harmful or offensive touching of another
    battery
  18. the duty to act with care and good judgment
    reasonable person standard
  19. a type of negligence where the plaintiff's own actions were partial cause to the injury
    contributory, comparative
  20. a type of negligence where the plaintiff knowingly subjects himself to danger
    assumption of the risk
  21. a court order for a person to do or not do a particular act
    injunction
  22. a breif outline of what the defendent and the plaintiff will try to prove
    opening statements
  23. a monetary award given to the injured party to compensate for loss
    damages
  24. any object a judge allows to be presented to the jury that helps prove or disprove a case
    evidence
  25. a monetary award that is set high enough to punish the defendent
    punitive damage
  26. another name for actual damages
    compensatory damages
  27. a judge's order that commands a witness to appear in court to testify
    subpoena
  28. statements made by witnesses under oath
    testimony
  29. the decision of a jury
    verdict
  30. a person who had personal knowledge of the facts of a case
    witness
  31. the final result of a trial
    judgement

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