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Torts & Personal Injury Law

Upcoming Torts & Personal Injury Law sections

Torts & Personal Injury Law

This course is an elective in the Paralegal Certificate, but may also be taken as a standalone course. This course is offered once per year.

This class focuses on the legal system surrounding civil wrongs that do not arise from contractual relationships.

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After this class, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the elements of intentional torts (e.g. trespass, false imprisonment, assault and battery, etc.)
  • Recall the elements of negligence and their applications (e.g. automobile accidents, slip and falls)
  • Distinguish the elements of defamation (libel and slander) and the different torts involving privacy rights
  • Understand the concept of strict liability and its application
  • Comprehend the different causes of action for product liability cases
  • Identify and apply defenses to torts
Section: TORTLAW (13JUL17) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jul 13, 2017 End Date: Aug 17, 2017 Tuition: $895.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Clarence R Johnson Register