Sunday, April 29. 2012 – 01:00 p.m.
As a service to many of our readers. Here is today’s legal definition courtesy of Cornell University Law School.
Intentional Tort defined: A type of tort that can only result from an intentional act of the defendant. Depending on the exact tort alleged, either general or specific intent will need to be proven. Common intentional torts are battery, assault, false imprisonment, trespass to land, trespass to chattels, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.