intentional tort

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Purposeful act committed by an individual against another person that results in the latter experiencing some type of harm. Intentional torts may result in a large civil award to the plaintiff because of the tortfeasor intentionally committing the act. For instance, if a person knowingly poisons someone's food with the intention of inflicting harm on that person, this would be considered an intentional tort.

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If you are dealing with someone that is known to have done an intentional tort in the past you must be very careful.
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I knew it was an intentional tort because he always hated that guy and wanted revenge on him for what he did.
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You should never do an intentional tort to someone you hope to have a long relationship of working together with.
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