Torts In American Law & Its Major Types

Major categories of torts

What are the major kinds of Torts? A tort is a civil wrong. The two major kinds of torts are negligence and intentional torts, which include assault, battery, trespass to land or chattels, conversion, and fraud (false representation). In general, an intentional tort involves intent by the person who committed the act. A plaintiff must … Read more

Tort Of IIED: Learn How To Prove IIED Tort

Tort Of IIED

What is The Intentional Infliction Of Emotional Distress (IIED) Tort? The Tort of IIED/Intentional Infliction Of Emotional Distress (IIED) tort is a form of assault because it intentionally creates an apprehension in the plaintiff’s mind of physical harm.  The tort results from outrageous conduct that has none of the qualities ordinarily associated with the traditional … Read more