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Intentional Torts Outline

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Intentional Torts: Interference with Person and Property

1. Battery Battery: Harmful Contact

1. An actor is subject to liability to another for battery if: a) He acts intending to cause a harmful or offensive contact with the person of the other or a third person, or an imminent apprehension of such contact, and b) A harmful contact with the person of the other directly or indirectly results Battery: Offensive Contact An actor is subject to liability to another for battery if: a) He acts intending to cause a harmful or offensive contact of the other or a third person, or an imminent apprehension of such contact, and b) An offensive contact with the person of the other directly or indirectly results An act which is not done intentionally does not make the actor liable to the other for a mere offensive contact. NOTES: INTENT W/O CONTACT IS NOT A BATTERY

A BATTERY CAN BE FOUND WITHOUT CONTACT TO THE BODY, BUT WHERE THERE IS SUCH AS AN INTENTIONAL GRABBING OF AN ITEM FROM ONES HAND, AS IT IS CLEARLY AN OFFENSIVE INVASION OF THE PERSON (snatching a plate from a persons hand)

It is not necessary the actual body be disturbed but that something connected to the body is enough to be regarded as part of the body be disturbed to create an offensive act.

2. Assault An actor is liable to another for assault if: a) he acts intending to a cause a harmful or offensive contact with the other or a third person, or an imminent apprehension of such a contact, and

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