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Duration: 2 Hours
Level: Intermediate
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Every person in business and every business faces an exposure to suits seeking damages claiming that the conduct of the business, its employees, or officers caused damage to their person or property due to negligence or some intentional tort. In order to protect the business and avoid or limit damages claimed in lawsuits due to wrongful conduct by the business or its officers or directors, the person taking this course will learn everything needed to understand the torts of negligence, strict liability in tort, and damages as a result of ultra-hazardous activities. The course also covers the intentional torts of assault, battery, defamation, trespass, and malicious prosecution. The course concludes with the defenses available to people charged with a tort.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explore the law of torts as practiced in the United States.
  • Identify each tort alleged against you as a defendant or in your favor as a plaintiff.
  • Discover how to prove that a tort has occurred or how to defend against a charge that you or your business has acted tortiously.
  • Recognize what is needed to protect yourself or your company against charges that you or your business or its employees acted tortiously.
  • Recognize what you need to prove damages when you, your business or your employees are the victim of a tort

Prerequisites

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 ext. 106, or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND REVIEW
  3:10Introduction to The Law of Torts for a Person in Business
What Is a Tort?
  7:02What Is a Tort?
  9:03What Is a Tort? Continued
  4:37What Is an Intentional Tort?
  7:42Defamation
  8:49Malicious Prosecution
  15:38Intervening Cause, Comparative Negligence, and Strick Liability
  6:33Absolute Liability
  6:35Wrongful Death
CONCLUSION
  14:37Torts are Not Crimes, Prima Facie, and Tort Defense
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:23:46The Law of Torts for a Person in Business
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: The Law of Torts for a Person in Business
  PDFThe Law of Torts for a Person in Business Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM