Intentional Tort

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Definition: Intentional Tort




What is the dictionary definition of Intentional Tort?

Dictionary Definition


A deliberate act that causes harm to another, for which the victim may sue the wrongdoer for damages. Acts of domestic violence, such as assault and battery, are intentional torts (as well as crimes).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Intentional Tort are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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