Torts

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hotshotdre
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157485
Filename:
Torts
Updated:
2012-06-05 21:48:04
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Intentional Torts
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MBE Tort Questions
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  1. What are the elements of an intentional tort?
    • Voluntary Act
    • Intent
    • Causation
    • Harm
  2. Define a Voluntary Act.
    An act that is conscious and willing
  3. To establish intent for most intentional torts, the plaintiff must either show:
    • That the defendant desired the consequence; or
    • That the defendant knew that the consequences were substantially certain to occur
  4. What must the plaintiff prove under the intentional tort causation element?
    The plaintiff has to prove a causal connection between the defendant's conduct and the plaintiff's injury.
  5. Proximate Cause??????
  6. What are some ways a plaintiff can prove the harm element of an intentional tort?
    • Establish element of the tort
    • Prove that he/she have a specific injury

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