After studying this chapter and completing the assessments, you will be able to:
Explain the nature of torts and identify some common torts.
Explain the differences between libel and slander.
Explain the two common defenses to charges of defamation.
Define nuisance and the types of nuisance charges.
Describe conversion and explain its main purpose.
Define negligence and distinguish between the different types of negligence.
Explain the legal concept of liability and provide examples.