injurious act

See: delict
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Everything he had said might refer to that other relation, and whatever had passed between him and herself was thoroughly explained by what she had always regarded as their simple friendship and the cruel obstruction thrust upon it by her husband's injurious act.
1994) (explaining that some courts, such as Perkins and Franklin, required only that the injurious act have a high probability of causing harm, while others, such as Cecchini, required that the injurious act would almost certainly produce harm).
Bredemeier, Shields, and colleagues (Bredemeier, 1985; Bredemeier & Shields, 1984, 1986a, 1986b; Bredemeier, Weiss, Shields, & Cooper, 1987) examined the relationships of level of moral reasoning to a variety of sport-related constructs, including gender differences, sport experience, level of contact, legitimization of injurious acts, and aggression2.
These findings support Nicholls' (1989) views and previous research examining goal orientation and legitimization of injurious acts (Duda et al.
Moral reasoning and the perceived legitimacy of intentionally injurious acts.
Principals (employers) generally are not liable for the injurious acts of independent contractors they have hired.
Injurious acts - responsibility for unlawful acts - liability on injury to life - beneficial acts or enrichment without lawful cause