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Chapter 12 121-122 1What is an intentional tort List three examples in your answer An intentional tort is a person deliberately causing harm or loss to another person Examples are trespassing causing a nuisance and defaming are intentional torts 2Why do many potential tort actions not result in legal actions A certain amount of interference with individuals right occurs on a daily basis and is considered acceptable in a busy interactive society 3Why might a young child not be held responsible for an intentional tort Children must be aware of the consequences of their actions 4Why is motive not an important factor in an intentional tort Providing it was not malicious it is not an essential element in a tort action 5Is mistake a defense against an intentional tort Explain No it is not a defense against an intentional tort You are responsible for your actions and the consequences even if they were made in good faith 122-123 1What is the difference between assault and battery Assault- causing the victim to reasonably fear that bodily harm may occur Battery- intentional physical contact harmful or offensive to another person the completion of an assault 2When might punitive damages be awarded for assault and battery If an assault is extremely vicious or committed without reason the court may award punitive damages 3When does medical assault and battery occur Medical assault and battery occurs when a doctor touches or treats a patient without voluntary and informed consent 4How do the torts of medical negligence and medical battery differ They differ because medical negligence is a doctors failure to exercise reasonable care and medical battery is when the doctor treats a patient without consent 5What two conditions must exist for an action for false imprisonment to succeed A person must be confined or restrained without consent in a specific area and they must have
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