Every person in business and every business faces an exposure to suits seeking damages claiming that the conduct of the business, its employees, or officers caused damage to their person or property due to negligence or some intentional tort. In order to protect the business and avoid or limit damages claimed in lawsuits due to wrongful conduct by the business or its officers or directors, the person taking this course will learn everything needed to understand the torts of negligence, strict liability in tort, and damages as a result of ultra-hazardous activities. The course also covers the intentional torts of assault, battery, defamation, trespass, and malicious prosecution. The course concludes with the defenses available to people charged with a tort.
Review Questions: The Law of Torts for a Person in Business
Final Exam: The Law of Torts for a Person in Business
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Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE, has practiced law in California for more than 42 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer. He now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant and expert witness specializing in insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, insurance bad faith and insurance fraud almost equally for insurers and policyholders. He also serves as an arbitrator or mediator for insurance related dispute
He founded Zalma Insurance Consultants in 2001 and serves as its only consultant.
Consultant/Expert Witness : Zalma Insurance Consultants - [2009-07 to Current]
Consult with policy holders and insurers about claims handling and bad faith issues.
Attorney : Barry Zalma, Inc. - [1979-10 to Current]
Represent clients involved in litigation dealing with insurance, insurance coverage and insurance claims handling and insurance bad faith.
Senior Claims Representative : Fireman's Fund American Insurance Compan - [1967-09 to 1972-02]
Investigate and adjust claims presented to the Fireman's Fund insurance company by its insureds or by claimants seeking damages from the persons insured.
Special Agent, Intelligence : US Army Intelligence School - [1964-01 to 1964-12]
Became a US Army Intelligence Special Agent and Special Agent, US Army Intelligence Corps, Peoria, Illinois, residence office.
JD, Law : The University of West Los Angeles - [1967 to 1971]
AB, Philosophy : Claremont Men's College (Now Claremont McKenna College) - [1960 to 1963]