Catalog of Intentional Torts (always need intent +causation)
False Imprisonment IIED
Trespass to Chattels
1)Harmful or offensive touching
2)w/ π’s person.
1) reasonable apprehension of
1) Act of restraint
2) π confined to bounded area
3) no reasonably discoverable reasonable means of escape
Shopkeeper’s defense: reasonable belief it was necessary for reasonable period of time.
1) Intentional or reckless
2) extreme &outrageous
3) π suffered severe emotional distress
4) actual damages
Physical invasion onto
Intentional interference with π’s personal property
Relatively small harm
3) Body Language: reasonable interpretation of objective conduct
Public: in an emergency to protect community absolute defense.
Private: personal EE to protect own interest. Not tort, but liable for damages.
Reasonable belief will be attacked
∆se of others
Significant enough interference to justify recovery of whole price.
(∆ retains property)
Reasonable belief 3rd person could have defended
First must request desist.
Duty of Care
Whom Owed: Forseeable Victims. Exceptions: rescuers, creation of peril, relationship
Standard: Care of a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances
Customization: allowed for…