Torts Maps

Torts Maps

Our Maps make Torts easier to understand, and easier to remember, by showing you how the black-letter law fits into the big picture.

Now available for Mac, PC, iPad and Android. Please note that our products are available in electronic form only.

Looking for a smaller format? Check out the Torts Map Set.

Covered Topics Include:

I. Intentional Torts

A. Battery
B. Assault
C. Intentional infliction of emotional distress
D. False Imprisonment
E. Trespass to land and nuisance
F. Trespass to chattels
G. Conversion
H. Defenses: self-defense; necessity; defense or repossession of property; consent; shopkeeper’s detention.

II. More Intentional Torts

A. Defamation
B. Misrepresentation
C. Invasions of Privacy

III. Negligence

A. Duty: Misfeasance; “Per Se” Negligence; Nonfeasance and its Exceptions; Landowners; Contracts and Promises.
B. Breach of duty: Risk-Utility Rule; Res Ipsa Loquitur; Dangerous Conditions.
C. Actual cause
D. Proximate cause
E. Damage
F. Defenses: Assumption of Risk; Contributory Negligence and Comparative Fault
G. Negligent infliction of emotional distress

IV. Strict Liability

A. Strict Liability Activity: Ultrahazardous Activities; Nuisance Test; Natural/Non-Natural Test; Animals.
B. Breach of duty
C. Actual cause
D. Proximate cause
E. Damage

V. Products Liability

A. Defective products: Manufacturing Defects; Design Defects; Information Defects.
B. Actual cause
C. Proximate cause
D. Damage
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