Asked by kimberly wachsman on Mar 10, 2024

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For an intentional tort to occur, the plaintiff must show the common element of ________.

A) negligence
B) mistake
C) intent
D) carelessness
E) There is no common element for all intentional torts.

Intent

The determination or resolve to perform a particular act or function, often a critical factor in establishing the legal implications of actions and agreements.

Intentional Tort

A deliberate act that causes harm or injury to another person, which can be subject to civil litigation.

  • Examine the significance of intent within tort law and its effect on the resolution of tort cases.
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Sydney Eichelberger

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
The common element for all intentional torts is intent, meaning the defendant must have acted with the purpose of bringing about a specific result or with knowledge that the result is substantially certain to follow from their actions.