General Intent—The intent to perform an act even though the actor does not desire the consequences that result.
Intentional Torts—A tort committed by someone acting with general or specific intent.
Negligent Torts—A tort committed by failure to observe the standard of care required by law under the circumstances.
Specific Intent—The intent to accomplish the precise criminal act that one is later charged with.
Strict Liability—Liability that does not depend on actual negligence or intent to harm, but that is based on the breach of an absolute duty to make something safe.
† All definitions come from Black’s Law Dictionary
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