Determining Legal Liability

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Level: Intermediate

Why you need this course:
After completing this course, you'll have a basic understanding of the different ways in which insureds can become legally liable and be able to identify defenses available to insureds for liability claims.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define torts.
  • Identify other laws and legal principles affecting negligence.
  • Describe what constitutes negligence and identify other tort defenses
  • Define intentional torts.
  • Describe how strict liability is applied in other than product liability claims.
  • Identify other bases of legal liability.
  • Define vicarious liability.
  • Describe the purpose of liquor liability laws.
  • Define environmental impairment liability.
  • Explain class actions and mass tort litigation.
  • Define bailments.
  • Define contracts.

Cost: $20 per Professional Development Hour (PDH). Information on Professional Development Hours (PDH) provided can be found here.

Determining Legal Liability Topics Include:

  • Torts
  • Other laws and legal principles affecting negligence
  • Negligence and other tort defenses
  • Intentional torts
  • Strict liability in other than product liability claims
  • Other bases of legal liability
  • Vicarious liability
  • Liquor liability laws
  • Environmental impairment liability
  • Class actions and mass tort litigation
  • Bailments
  • Contracts

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