Intentional Tort: Court Case Study

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Julian wants to sue David, the other player. In his complaint, which tort theory is Julian’s attorney most likely to allege and what will he have to prove for Julian to be successful?
Julian’s attorney is most likely to allege Intentional Tort for his complaint to be successful. An intentional tort occurs whenever someone intends an action that results in harm to a person’s body, reputation, emotional well-being, or property. During the game David kicked Julian in the head while Julian was in possession on the ball. Contact with a goaltender while he is in possession of the ball is a violation of FIFA. David was know for being a very rough player, who leaded the team in penalties. When a player plays rough they usually intend to do some type…show more content…
In his complaint, which tort theory is Julian’s attorney most likely to allege and what will he have to prove for Julian to be successful?
Julian’s attorney is most likely to allege that mike reacted in a negligent matter in his complaint. As people it is our duty to act reasonably. A reasonable person would not have picked up Julian after witnessing him take a kick to the head. A reasonable person should not move a person who has received a kick to the head. It is recommended to talk to him/her and keep that person from falling asleep, any time someone receives a blow to the head. Until, the ambulance and paramedics arrive. Unfortunately, when mike rushed to pick up and carried Julian off the field. The movement caused compression in Julian’s spinal cord, leaving him permanently paralyzed from the waist down. Therefore, mike caused further harm to Julian. For the court to allow David to recover against Julian’s dad, on what tort theory will David’s attorney rely?
Punitive damages are awarded only for intentional torts, when the court determines that the tortfeasor deserves an additional punishment beyond just compensating the plaintiff for the harm done to him or her. Therefore, David’s attorney will rely on intentional torts to
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