Personal Injury Torts Defenses to Personal Injury Torts Intentional Torts to Property
What is 4
How many intentional torts involving personal injury are there?
What is consent
An affirmative defense to an intentional tort claim, express or implied, if plaintiff, by words or actions, exhibits a willingness to submit to the defendant's conduct.
What is trespass to chattels
Intentionally interfering with the plaintiff's right of possession by either dispossessing it or intermeddling
What is battery
Intentionally causing harmful or offensive contact to another person who did not consent
What is self-defense
A person uses reasonable force to defend against an offensive contact or bodily harm that she reasonably believes is about to be intentionally inflicted upon her.
What is conversion
Intentionally committing an act depriving the plaintiff of possession of her chattel or interfering with the chattel in a manner so serious as to deprive the plaintiff of the use of the chattel.
What is assault
Intentionally committing an act causing a plaintiff's reasonable apprehension of an imminent harmful or offensive bodily contact.
What is defense of property
Using reasonable force to defend your land or belongings
What is trespass to land
Intentionally acting to cause a physical invasion of the land of another person.
What is intentional infliction of emotional distress
Intentionally or recklessly acting with extreme or outrageous conduct that causes the plaintiff severe emotional distress.
What is parental discipline
The use of reasonable force or imposition of a reasonable confinement as is necessary to discipline a child by an educator or parent.
What is necessity
A privilege asserted when a person entered or interfered with someone else's property in order to prevent injury that is substantially more serious than the trespass or interference.
What is false imprisonment
Intentionally confining or restraining another person within boundaries fixed by the defendant, and the other person is conscious of the confinement or harmed by it.
What is privilege of arrest
If a person has committed a felony, a private citizen is privileged to use force to make an arrest, even if there is a reasonable mistake as to the identity of the felon, but not as to the commission of the felony.
What is conversion is more serious and usually involves the item being destroyed or damaged beyond usability.
What is the difference between trespass to chattels and conversion?


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