Bus Law 2.03

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Assumption of Risk

knowing of risk and still taking the chance.

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Comparative Negligence

negligence of each party is compared.

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Contributory Negligence

plaintiff helps cause his or her injuries.

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Defamation

injuring another's reputation

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False Imprisonment

false arrest.

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Intentional Tort

know and desire the consequences of your act.

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Invasion of Privacy

interfering with a person's right to be left alone.

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Libel

false statement made in writing.

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Negligence

Failure to exercise a degree of care that a reasonable person would have exercised in those circumstances

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Nuisance

anything that interferes with the enjoyment of life.

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Proximate Cause

legal connection between unreasonable conduct and the resulting harm.

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Slander

false statement made orally.

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Strict Liability

participation in ultrahazardous activity

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Tort

One person's interference with another person's rights, either through intent, negligence, or strict liability.

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Tortfeasor

person who committed a tort.

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Trespass

wrongful damage to or interference with the property of another.

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Unintentional Tort

lacks the determination of mind.