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 proof of negligence or intent to do harm but that is based instead on a duty to compensate the harms proximately caused by the activity or behavior subject to the liability rule.
All definitions come from Black’s Law Dictionary (11th ed. 2019).