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AMG Mylonas & Associates, LLC Cyprus
Arslan Law Firm Istanbul, Turkey
Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Athens, Greece
Bennett Law Firm, P.A., The Maine
Bennett Law Firm, P.A., The New Hampshire
Bolayir Dogancelik Attorneys at Law Ankara, Turkey
Brayton Purcell LLP San Francisco, California
Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers Sydney, Australia
Christian & Small LLP Birmingham, Alabama
Christian & Small LLP Daphne, Alabama
Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP Binghamton, New York
Foland, Wickens, Roper, Hofer & Crawford, P.C. Kansas City, Missouri
Hendrickson & Long PLLC Charleston, West Virginia
Herman Herman & Katz, LLC New Orleans, Louisiana
Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O'Cathain & O'Cathain, LLC Hackensack, New Jersey
Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O'Cathain & O'Cathain, LLC Newark, New Jersey
Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd. Chicago, Illinois
McKenney, Clarkin & Estey, LLP Providence, Rhode Island
Mellino Law Firm, LLC Rocky River, Ohio
Pearce Durick PLLC Bismarck, North Dakota
Rosen Hagood Charleston, South Carolina
Russell Advocaten B.V. Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sharpless McClearn Lester Duffy, PA Graham, North Carolina
Sharpless McClearn Lester Duffy, PA Greensboro, North Carolina
Smiling, Smiling & Burgess Tulsa, Oklahoma
Szilagyi & Daly Hartford, Connecticut
Tate Law Group, LLC Savannah, Georgia
Thornton, Biechlin, Reynolds & Guerra, L.C. McAllen, Texas
Thornton, Biechlin, Reynolds & Guerra, L.C. San Antonio, Texas

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Conduct that harms other people or their property is generally called a tort. It is a private wrong against a person for which the person may recover damages. The injured party may sue the wrongdoer to recover damages to compensate him for the harm or loss caused. The conduct that is a tort may also be a crime.

Some torts require intent before there will be liability and some torts require no intent. In other words, in some cases there is liability for a tort even though the person committing the tort did not have any intent to do wrong. For example, a person going on private property without the consent of the landowner is liable for the tort of trespass even though the person may have not known he was on another’s property (e.g., he made an honest mistake as to the location of the boundary line).

In other torts, there must be intent. For example, in the case of slander, it is necessary to show that the defendant intended to cause harm, or, at least had the intent to do an act that a reasonable person would know would likely cause harm. As a general rule, motive is irrelevant except as evidence to show the existence of intent.