Collocations - Intentional Torts and Privacy

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In a [blank_start]tort action[blank_end], one person or group [blank_start]brings[blank_end] a lawsuit against another person or group to [blank_start]obtain[blank_end] compensation (monetary damages) or other relief for the harm suffered.
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  • tort action
  • brings
  • obtain

Question 2

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Compensatory damages and punitive damages are the two general types of damages that plaintiffs [blank_start]seek[blank_end] in tort actions.
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  • seek

Question 3

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Compensatory damages are intended to compensate or [blank_start]reimburse[blank_end] a plaintiff for actual losses—that is, to put her or him in the same position that she or he would have been in had the tort not [blank_start]occurred[blank_end]. Occasionally, the courts may also [blank_start]award[blank_end] punitive damages in tort cases to punish the wrongdoer and [blank_start]deter[blank_end] others [blank_start]from[blank_end] similar wrongdoing. Punitive damages are appropriate only when the defendant's conduct was particularly [blank_start]egregious[blank_end] or reprehensible.
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  • reimburse
  • occurred
  • award
  • deter
  • from
  • egregious

Question 4

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Businesspersons often [blank_start]face[blank_end] [blank_start]suits[blank_end] for false imprisonment after they have attempted to [blank_start]confine[blank_end] a suspected shoplifter for questioning. Under the "privilege" to detain [blank_start]granted[blank_end] to merchants in most states, a merchant can use [blank_start]reasonable[blank_end] force to detain or delay persons suspected of shoplifting and [blank_start]hold[blank_end] them for the police.
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  • face
  • suits
  • confine
  • granted
  • reasonable
  • hold

Question 5

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To be actionable means to be capable of [blank_start]serving as ground[blank_end] for a lawsuit.
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  • serving as ground

Question 6

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Businesspersons are [blank_start]prohibited[blank_end] [blank_start]from[blank_end] unreasonably interfering with another's business in their attempts to gain a greater share of the market.
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  • prohibited
  • from

Question 7

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The basis of the tort of defamation is the publication of a statement or statements that [blank_start]hold[blank_end] an individual [blank_start]up[blank_end] [blank_start]to[blank_end] contempt, ridicule or hatred.
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  • hold
  • up
  • to

Question 8

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Before a person can be a trespasser, the real property owner must [blank_start]establish[blank_end] that person [blank_start]as[blank_end] a trespasser.
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  • establish
  • as

Question 9

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[blank_start]Under[blank_end] the "attractive nuisance" [blank_start]doctrine[blank_end], a landowner may be [blank_start]held[blank_end] liable for injuries [blank_start]sustained[blank_end] by young children on the landowner's property if the children were attracted to the premises by some object, such as a swimming pool or an abandoned building.
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  • Under
  • doctrine
  • held
  • sustained
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