Learning Objectives

After studying this module, you should be able to:

List, describe and distinguish between intentional torts that protect
    Individuals from physical, mental and reputational harm
    Interests in property
    Economic interests and business relationships
List and explain the elements of negligence and be able to
    Distinguish between actual and proximate cause
    Apply these elements to business problems to determine if the defendant’s conduct falls short of the reasonable care we would expect in those circumstances.
Identify the activities the common law considers ultra-hazardous and thus subject to liability without fault for any injuries caused.
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