Type
Word Search
Description

Actio Iniuriarum
Actio Legis Aquilia
But For
Causation
Civil
Compensation
Conduct
Damages
Delict
Loss
Negligence
Omission
Patrimonial
Suffering
Wrongfulness

Delict Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Civil
Actio Iniuriarum
But-for
Omission
Conduct
Negligence
Patrimonial
Causation
Delict
Wrongfulness

Legal terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____ law is for disputes between individuals Civil
________ law is for wrongs committed against the state Criminal
lying in court while under oath Perjury
Mens ____ the mental element of a crime (2) rea
Actus ______ the physical element of a crime (2) reus
the party being sued in a lawsuit Respondent
the party suing someone else in a lawsuit Plaintiff
compensation paid to a successful litigant Damages
a previous legal decision that courts rely on to make future decisions Precedent
one of the words in ADR Alternative
a written statement under oath Affidavit
when a higher court reviews the judgement of a lower court trial Appeal
a formal accusation of a serious crime Indictment
money given to the court to ensure that the defendant will return to face trial Bail
_______________ law, used in English Canada, has been developed through case decisions by judges, not by legislation Common
____________ claim: when the defendant in a civil action sues the plaintiff right back Counter
_____________ judgements are made if the defendant in a civil action doesn't appear for the trial Default
a formal meeting before a lawsuit begins in order to disclose information or facts Discovery
to collect money or property via a court order Garnish
testimony given by a witness who tells second hand information, generally not allowed Hearsay
Habeas __________ a court order used to bring a person physically before a court in order to see if there is enough evidence to proceed to criminal trial Corpus
a court order to stop doing, or to start doing, a specific act Injunction
a resolution process where an impartial third party assists to voluntarily reach a mutually acceptable settlement Mediation
release from incarceration after serving part of a sentence Parole
temporarily, or indefinitely, stopping a judicial proceeding Stay
a civil injury or wrong to someone else Tort
_____________ damages: compensation for future lost earnings, or pain and suffering General
_____________ damages are compensation for lost wages or expenses before a civil trial begins Special
an order to appear in court to testify as a witness Subpoena

Business Law Chapter 6 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Intentionally made, threat to physically injure someone Assualt
Harmful or offensive touching Battery
Materials or statements presented in a trial to prove/dispove alleged facts. Evidence
Intentionally misrepresentation of important facts. Fraud
Most common tort that's based on carelessness. Negligance
Private or civil wrong Tort
Person who testifies and contributes to the trial. Witness
The jury's final decision. Verdict
Statement that helps solve a case. Testimony
An award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury. Damages
Liability that does not depend on actual negligence or intent to harm Strict Liability
Instruction into the private lives of others. Invasion of Privacy

Employment Law Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

WITHOUT CAUSE WRONGFUL DISMISSAL
EMPLOYER RESPONSBILE FOR ACTIONS VICARIOUS LIABILITY
UNREASONABLE HARSH UNCONSCIONABLE
IMPROPER MOTIVATION BAD FAITH
70% MEN MALE JOB CLASS
LOSSES SUFFERED DAMAGES
PAYCHEQUE CONSIDERATION
EMPLOYER'S REFUSAL TO LET EMPLOYEES WORK LOCKOUT
LESSEN YOUR LOSSES DUTY TO MITIGATE
COMPENSATION FOR LEGAL FEES COSTS
SAME WAGES PAY EQUITY
DAMAGES FOR BAD FAITH WALLACE
CALLED BACK TO WORK RECALLRIGHTS
AGE, LENGHT OF SERVICE, ABILITY TO RE-EMPLOY BARDAL
IN GOOD FAITH BONA FIDE

Civil Law Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A civil wrong tort
The rule that states that courts will stand by decisions handed down by higher courts, in the same hierarchy, in like cases stare decisis
A remark or statement made by a judge that does not form a part of the judgment but is used by way of analogy or example. obiter dictum
The judge's reason for their decision that forms the binding precedent for future cases ratio decidendi
The direct application of force on another person battery
A written or oral statement that injuries a person's good reputation defamation
A tort imposing a duty to exercise reasonable care to ensure a person's actions do not adversely affect others negligence
A civil remedy providing monetary compensation damages
A person's expression of willingness to enter into an agreement offer
The person against whom a civil action is brought in the courts defendant
The state of affairs where an action is necessary to avoid death or injury to a person necessity
Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something consent
Occurs when one person unlawfully detains another person false imprisonment
A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others duty of care
The action of showing something to be right or reasonable justification
A special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group absolute privilege
To a willing person, injury is not done volante non fit injuria
Reviewers and commentators are protected from defamation action because they present an honest opinion fair comment
An action inviting other parties to make an offer to form a contract invitation to treat
These defences are specific and find application in relation to a fixed nature of tort general defences

Legal/Ethical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

approach that the “end may justify the means” Teleological
right or wrong based on duty, not consequences of actions Deontological
duty to be faithful to commitments Fidelity
duty to tell the truth Veracity
provides civil immunity to professionals who stop to offer care in an emergency Good Samitarian Law
a type of malpractice suit not requiring an expert witness because “the thing speaks for itself” Res ipsa loquitur
nonconsented physical contact with another person, even if contact is not violent Battery
defamation by written communication Libel
defamation by speech Slander
civil wrong in which an individual’s reputation has been damaged Defamation
failure to act as an ordinary prudent person when such failure results in harm to another Negligence
failure to meet standards of care, resulting in harm to another person Malpractice
legal concept meaning "let the superior respond". A company and it's management are held responsible for employees' actions. Respondent superior
civil wrongs committed by one person against another person Torts
person who files a lawsuit and is seeking damages for perceived wrongdoing Plaintiff
principles that determine which human actions are right or wrong Ethics
situation involving competing principles that appears to have no satisfactory solution Ethical dilemma
duty to prevent or avoid doing harm Nonmaleficence
duty to actively do good for patients Beneficence
duty to treat all patients fairly Justice
patient’s right to self-determination without outside control Autonomy

The Law of Torts Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

someone harms an individual and the general welfare crime
someone commits a private wrong on an individual tort
the tortfeasor knew the consequences intentional tort
person who committed the tort tortfeasor
a group of teens hanging out on private property trespass
a loud party at night nuisance
false arrest false imprisonment
false claim used to harm someone's reputation defamation
making someone's personal records public invasion of privacy
injury causes by carelessness negligence
injury from participating in dangerous activities strict liability
the failure of using the necessary care breach of duty
the legal connection between unreasonable conduct and harm proximate cause
the plaintiff's behavior that leads to harm contributory negligence
protects the plaintiff from huge losses due to minor negligence comparative negligence
can be claimed if the plaintiff knew the risk and still took the chance assumption of risk

Criminal and Civil Law Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Offense against society crime
offense against a person tort
responsibility to do or not do something duty
held criminally responsible for people or situations vicarious criminal liability
crime punishable by confinement for more than a year felony
crime punishable by confinement for less than one year misdemeanor
unlawfully offering or giving anything of value to influence bribery
falsely making or altering writing forgery
misrepresenting facts false pretenses
one who receives stolen property fence
offenses committed in the business world white-collar crimes
wrongful taking of money or personal property theft
taking property from someone against their will robbery
breaking into someone's home or car and taking items burglary
willful and illegal burning or exploding a building arson
another word for blackmail extortion
reasonable ground for belief of criminal act probable cause
legal position taken by an accused to defeat charges defense
use of force necessary to prevent death of self or family self defense
freedon from prosecution even when one has committed crime immunity
agreeing to lesser crime in exchange for dropping more serious charge plea bargaining
hindering the administration of justice contempt of court
judgment in a civil case damages
element of a tort causation
occurs when on person intentionally puts someone in fear of harm assault
occurs when a person is intentionally shoved, hit, or pushed battery
occurs when a person is held against their will without charges false imprisonment
false statement that injures a person's reputation defamation
written words that damage a person's reputation libel
accepting and using someone else's property as your own conversion
engaging in activity even though is it dangerous strict liability
a court order for a person to do or not do an act injunction
statements made by witnesses under oath testimony

Legal Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A relationship between harm to a patient and a health care provider’s negligence, such that the harm would not have occurred but for the provider’s negligence Causation
A procedure that takes place during discovery wherein a witness, a court reporter, and at least two attorneys meet, and the witness provides sworn answers to the attorneys’ questions. Deposition
A health care provider’s obligation to provide a quality of care that other health care providers would provide under similar circumstances. Duty of Care
The requirement that a doctor or other health care provider inform the patient about treatment options, risks associated with a certain procedure, and other important medical information related to their care Informed Consent
The processes of using the court system to solve a conflict between a doctor and a patient Litigation
Negligent provision of health care. Malpractice
The initial documents filed in a lawsuit, including the patient’s complaint and the health care provider’s answer. Pleadings
Money paid by a health care provider to a patient victimized by medical malpractice, designed to punish the health care provider for conduct that is considered particularly egregious. Punitive Damages
When a defendant doctor (usually through an insurance carrier) agrees to pay the plaintiff patient an amount of money in exchange for the plaintiff’s agreement to release the doctor from liability in a malpractice case Settlement
The quality of care that a health care provider should have provided, measured by the level of care that a reasonably skilled health care professional would have provided in similar circumstances. Standard of care
Period of time during which a patient must go to court to file a medical malpractice lawsuit, or lose the right to file. Statue of Limitations
The state of being legally responsible for the harm one causes another person. Liability
The failure to use ordinary or reasonable care - care that persons would normally exercise to avoid injury to themselves or to others under similar circumstances. negligence
are legal wrongs committed against a person or the property of another. tort
 The athlete understands the dangers associated with participating in a particular sport, and participates voluntarily knowing of the exposed dangers. Assumption of risk

Elements of Negligence Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Unlawful physical restraint or detention false imprisonment
The level of care expected of a person in specific circumstances Standard of Care
The most important element of an intentional tort Intent
When the victim’s actions caused all or part of the damages suffered. Contributory Negligence
An unreasonable use of land that interferes with the rights of others. Nuisance
A specific legal obligation to not harm other people or their property Plaintiff is owed a duty of care-
The acceptance of factors that may lead to harm or injury. Voluntary Assumption of Risk
A reasonable person’s ability to anticipate specific result of an action. Foreseeability
Test that is most commonly used by courts to determine causation butfor
Means the plaintiff must prove all the required elements of negligence in a civil trial. burden of proof
A careless act that causes harm to others Negligence
When the defendant’s action was a direct factor that led to the plaintiff’s damages. causation