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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LGL 210 - Tort Law

This course introduces the student to the concept of Torts: the civil wrongs, resulting in injury or harm, perpetrated by one citizen against another. The three general categories of torts, intentional, negligent, and strict liability, will be discussed along with the numerous specific torts including trespass, assault, battery, negligence, products liability, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. This course will examine the proper role and ethical obligations of the paralegal in the field of Tort litigation, and will develop the skills paralegals use when assisting attorneys in bringing tort cases to trial.
Prerequisite: LGL 101  
3 lecture hours per week
3 credit hours