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Torts by Mind Map: Torts

1. Intentional Torts

1.1. Against a Person

1.1.1. Assault

1.1.1.1. Elements

1.1.1.2. Things to Review

1.1.2. Battery

1.1.2.1. Elements

1.1.2.2. Things to Review

1.1.3. False Imprisonment

1.1.3.1. Elements

1.1.3.2. Things to Review

1.1.4. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Stress

1.1.4.1. Elements

1.1.4.2. Things to Review

1.2. Against Property

1.2.1. Land

1.2.1.1. Trespass of Land

1.2.1.1.1. Elements

1.2.1.1.2. Things to Review

1.2.2. Personal

1.2.2.1. Trespass of Chattels

1.2.2.1.1. Elements

1.2.2.1.2. Things to Review

1.2.2.2. Conversion

1.2.2.2.1. Elements

1.2.2.2.2. Things to Review

1.3. Defenses - POPCANS

1.3.1. Priviledge

1.3.2. Defense to Others

1.3.3. Defense to Property

1.3.4. Consent

1.3.5. Authority

1.3.6. Necessity

1.3.7. Self Defense

2. Negligence

2.1. Elements

2.1.1. Duty

2.1.1.1. Invitee

2.1.1.2. Licensee

2.1.1.3. Tresspasser

2.1.1.3.1. unknown - no duty

2.1.1.3.2. known

2.1.1.3.3. frequent

2.1.1.3.4. children

2.1.2. Breach of Duty

2.1.2.1. Standard of Care

2.1.2.1.1. Gen: Reasonably Prudent Person

2.1.2.1.2. Children

2.1.2.1.3. Negligence Per Se / Statutory

2.1.2.1.4. Professional

2.1.2.2. Res Ipsa Loquitur

2.1.3. Cause in Fact

2.1.3.1. Multiple Causes

2.1.3.2. Loss of Chance

2.1.3.3. Alternative Liability Theory (Summers v. Tice)

2.1.3.4. Market Share Liability

2.1.4. Proximate Cause

2.1.4.1. foreseeable plaintif

2.1.4.2. zone of danger

2.1.4.3. eggshell plaintiff

2.1.4.4. superseding cause

2.1.5. Damages

2.1.5.1. compensatory damages

2.2. Defenses

2.2.1. Contributory Negligence

2.2.2. Comparative Negligence

2.2.3. Assumption of Risk

2.2.4. Avoidable Consequences

2.3. Odd Types of Defendant

2.3.1. Government Defendant

2.3.2. Business Defendant

2.3.3. Rescuers

2.3.4. Joint Venture

3. Strict Liability

3.1. Possession of Animals

3.2. Abnormally Dangerous Activities

3.2.1. Obviously Dangerous

3.3. Products Liability

3.3.1. elements

3.3.1.1. Proper P

3.3.1.2. Proper D

3.3.1.3. Context

3.3.1.4. Defective Product

3.3.1.4.1. Manufacturer Defect

3.3.1.4.2. Warning Defect

3.3.1.4.3. Design Defect

3.3.1.5. Cause In Fact

3.3.1.6. Proximate Cause

3.3.1.7. Damages

3.4. Defenses

3.4.1. Contrib. Negl NOT valid defense

3.4.2. Assumption of Risk

3.4.3. Misuse

3.4.4. Alteration

4. Warranty

4.1. Express

4.2. Implied

5. Nuisance

5.1. Public

5.2. Private

5.3. Remedies

5.3.1. Injunction

6. Defamatation

6.1. defamatory message

6.2. pleading problems

6.3. publication

6.4. type of defamation and damages

6.4.1. Libel

6.4.1.1. written or other permanent form

6.4.2. slander

6.4.2.1. spoke or other non-permanent

6.4.2.2. per se

6.5. common law defenses

6.5.1. Absolute Privileges

6.5.2. Qualified Privileges

6.6. constitutional issues

6.6.1. Public Figure

6.6.2. Private Figure

6.7. Defenses

6.7.1. Truth

7. Invasion of Privacy

7.1. Intrusion into Seclusion

7.2. Commercial Appropriation

7.3. Public Disclosure of Private True Facts

7.4. Portrayal in a false light

8. Economic Torts

8.1. Intentional misrepresentation

8.2. negligent misrepresentation

8.3. interference with contractual relations

8.4. interference with prospective advantage

8.5. injurious falsehood

8.6. Damages

8.6.1. Pecuniary

8.6.2. General

8.6.3. Punitive

9. Wrongful Institution of Legal Proceedings

9.1. Malicious Prosecution

9.2. Wrongful Institutions of civil proceeding

9.3. abuse of process

9.4. Defenses

9.4.1. Privilege