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Trespass to the Person

An intentional or direct interference with the body or liberty of another and arises irrespective of the presence of harm


Elements of Trespass to the Person

1. Must be intentional.

2. No harm is required. Thus, they are actionable per se.

3. Physical and direct.


Forms of Trespass to Person

1. Assault.

2. Battery.

3. False imprisonment.