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    Discuss the basis for civil tort actions.
    Explain the allegations of the client.
    Explain any civil tort actions associated with the client's dealings.
    Explain if the senior partner whose photo was used can personally bring any type of tort action against the client on his own behalf.
    Research and discuss relevant case law that can be utilized in the presentation.

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    Basis for civil tort actions:

    The basis of civil tort actions is compensation and wrongs. In an intentional tort, the person committing the tort must intend to commit an act, the consequences of which interfere with the business or personal interests of another in a way that is not permitted by the law. Intent means that the actor knew with substantial certainty that certain consequences would result from the act or that the actor intended the consequences of his or her act. Therefore, forcefully punishing another without any evil motive or done in jest is an intentional tort. Because the object of a strong push can ordinarily be expected to be knocked down or to fall down (Torts in the business environment, n.d).

    Some wrongs such as crimes and rape form the basis of a civil tort action. A defendant may be held liable in tort even if a criminal prosecution was not successful or he was not criminally prosecuted. The defendant who made unconsented to contact may be held liable to the plaintiff for the tort or maybe prosecuted criminally. The difference in tort actions may be explained by the differences in the standards of proof in the civil and criminal cases. Tort actions seek financial compensation for the loss caused on the plaintiff. These wrongs may include negligent harms such as when an entity or person fails to use reasonable care for the safety of the victim (Bublick & Mindlin, 2011).

    A negligent harm may include cases in which an employer fails to adequately investigate prior complaints of sexual assault or ...

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