Torts & Sales Flashcards

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Trespass to Land
An intentional tort that occurs when an individual enters property without permission, refuses to leave and has no right to be on the property
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Intentional Interference
When this kind of interference involves economic relations it can result in financial harm and is considered a tortuous action.
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Tortuous behaviors associated with economic losses
Injurious falsehoods
Disruptions of contractual relations
Affecting prospective advantage
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Social Host
This term refers to an individual who doesn't sell alcohol, but does supply it to a minor. Negligence torts can hold this individual responsible if the minor then causes damage.
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Sales contracts allowed by the Uniform Commercial Code
Online sales
Oral Contracts
Written contracts
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Uniform Commercial Code Article II
This section of the Uniform Commercial Code focuses on contracts used for selling goods. It provides information about the rejection of goods by a buyer.
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Perfect Tender Rule
This rule in Article II of the Uniform Commercial Code states that goods must meet the exact specifications of what the buyer ordered.
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Work with these flashcards to review the differences between intentional torts, negligence torts and strict liability torts. You can go over the elements involved in all types of tort actions. You'll also have the chance to consider trespass torts, conversion and different kinds of nuisance. Furthermore, you can focus on different sections of the Uniform Commercial Code and how they apply to buyers and sellers.

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Perfect Tender Rule
This rule in Article II of the Uniform Commercial Code states that goods must meet the exact specifications of what the buyer ordered.
Uniform Commercial Code Article II
This section of the Uniform Commercial Code focuses on contracts used for selling goods. It provides information about the rejection of goods by a buyer.
Sales contracts allowed by the Uniform Commercial Code
Online sales
Oral Contracts
Written contracts
Social Host
This term refers to an individual who doesn't sell alcohol, but does supply it to a minor. Negligence torts can hold this individual responsible if the minor then causes damage.
Tortuous behaviors associated with economic losses
Injurious falsehoods
Disruptions of contractual relations
Affecting prospective advantage
Intentional Interference
When this kind of interference involves economic relations it can result in financial harm and is considered a tortuous action.
Trespass to Land
An intentional tort that occurs when an individual enters property without permission, refuses to leave and has no right to be on the property
Trespass to Chattel
This intentional tort is characterized by an individual taking items of personal property with the intent to use them.
Conversion
This term refers to the damages that come about by the intentional or unintentional taking of someone else's property and using it like its your own
Private Nuisance
This type of nuisance occurs when an individual somehow negatively affects someone's ability to enjoy private property, such as by making loud noises or creating bad smells.
Public Nuisance
A form of nuisance that negatively impacts the welfare of a many people
Intentional Tort
This type of tort occurs when an individual sets out to commit an act that will cause someone else harm. Examples include fraud and assault.
Negligence Tort
These torts happen if injury is caused because an individual didn't take a reasonable and prudent amount of care.
Strict Liability Tort
A type of tort characterized by an individual being held liable even if they're not negligent
Elements of a tort action
Defendant had a duty to act in a specific manner
Proof that the defendant didn't perform his or her duty to the plaintiff
Some kind of injury or loss to the plaintiff

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