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    What are torts? Describe the three types and give their elements.
    Please be very specific.

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    A tort is a civil wrong (as oppposed to a criminal wrong). It is usually compensated with money rather than by jail.

    1. Negligence


    1. defendant has a duty to the plaintiff (special duty exists between a babysitter and a child)

    2. defendant breached that duty (babysitter left the child alone and ...

    Solution Summary

    The expert describes three types of torts and gives the elements. Torts are also defined.