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Torts

Course Number: 
PLS-354
Minimum Credits: 
3
An examination of the remedies provided by law for recourse when an injurious act is committed by one person or entity against another. Students learn 1)the basic differences between criminal law and tort law, 2)the distinguishing features of intentional torts, negligence torts, and strict liability torts, 3)the elements for a cause of action; 4)the determining factors for foreseeability, cause in fact, and proximate cause; and 5)the categories of basic business torts.