Course Details

Business Torts

This course will provide an overview of tort law in general (redress for injury to another’s body or damage to property) and will then focus on the application of tort principles in the business context. Liability of businesses for traditional torts such as fraud, misrepresentation, toxic torts, and product liability will be explored. The course will also cover specialized torts that result in interference with business and economic interests, such as unfair competition, trade disparagement, deceptive trade practices, and tortious interference with contracts or other business relationships. The course will highlight the areas where common law torts overlap with regulatory law. No pre-requisites. Evaluation Method: A final exam in addition to some group work Class Materials: Professor will put together a course pack

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 992-0


Course History

Spring 2017
Title: Business Torts
Faculty: Mulaney, Ellen S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 1.5
Capacity: 65     Actual: 60