Intentional Tort: Death Of Patients

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This paper will be discussing the facts of a patient involved in an intentional tort, how the injury occurred, and how it could have been prevented. Walking into a hospital no one would expect to be victims of an intentional tort. According to Duhaime (2002), an intentional tort is evidence of intent to cause harm on another, such as battery, trespass, false imprisonment, private nuisance, defamation or invasion of privacy. The particular intentional tort that will be addressed in this paper will be a case involving medical battery involving the death of the patient. People may become confused upon what battery means. For instance, some may think that in order for a situation to be ruled battery, a person needs to be physically beaten. Although,
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