Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 210 - Torts

(G and TP/SS only)

The study of civil wrongs regarding the liability for harm caused by wrongful acts that violate non-contractual duties imposed by law.   This course will cover various theories of tortious liabilities to include: negligence, intentional torts, and strict liability.  The course will cover defenses and remedies arising from civil actions. PREREQUISITE(S): LGST 101 . Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly LA 210.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various defenses and remedies associated with tortious conduct.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the standards of conduct that result in tortious liability.
  • Identify and utilize the documents necessary for tort litigation.
  • Identify the elements of various types of tortious conduct.

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