Intentional Torts and Types

Types of intentional torts include:

Battery – unwanted intentional touching
Assault – threat of battery
Intentional infliction of mental suffering
Intentional interference with chattels (theft)
Recklessness

Defences to intentional torts include:

1) Provocation (self defence)
2) Consent (not informed or can’t make decision)
3) Necessity

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