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Torts: A Useful Refresher
Torts: A Useful Refresher


Flash Drive Containing .mp3 Audio File and .pdf Course Book File

In this September 29, 2015 3.3-hour program, Christopher J. Robinette, Professor of Law at Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, PA, provides a useful and comprehensive review of the major areas of the law of personal torts, including intentional torts, negligence, and more. If you are looking for a practical refresher about torts, this is the course for you.

Included topics are:
Intentional Torts
- causes of action: battery, assault, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, intentional infliction of emotional distress, trespass to land, private nuisance, conversion, trespass to chattels, fraud, defamation
Defenses to Intentional Torts
- consent, self defense, protection of property, necessity
Strict Liability
- duty
- standard and breach
- causation: cause-in-fact, proximate cause
- damages: compensatory, punitive
- defenses: contributory negligence, comparative negligence, avoidable consequences, immunities, assumption of risk
- specific negligence-oriented torts: products liability, medical malpractice
Vicarious Liability

TABLE OF CONTENTS AND SAMPLE PAGES: Our sister site,, offers this course book for purchase (without audio or CLE credit). There, you can see the complete Table of Contents and some Sample Pages. Click here to see these: Torts: A Useful Refresher (19-Page Book). Use your back button to return here to earn CLE credit.

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Price: $109.00

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