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What is an Intentional Tort?

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An intentional tort is a civil wrong that is committed by a person intentionally resulting in injury to another.

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For instance, if I run my car into you on purpose with the idea of hurting you then that may be the intentional tort of assault and battery. If I lie to you for the purpose of deceiving you and causing you to incur some expense or some damage as a result of my lying to you then I may have committed a fraud upon you and may be sued for that intentional tort of fraud.

Other intentional torts are defamation, abuse of process, conversion, malicious prosecution, trespass, conspiracy and false imprisonment.

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See Brien Roche’s book Law 101 published by Sphinx Publishing for more information on this subject.

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For more information about intentional torts see the pages on Wikipedia.

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