Match each of the numbered definitions with the correct term in the following list. Write the letter of your choice in the answer column.
a. Conversion
b. Contributory negligence
c. Defamation
d. Liability
e. Libel
f. Negligence
g. Nuisance
h. Slander
i. Tort
j. Vicarious liability
1. A broad category of violations of the rights of individuals. 1. ____________
2. False written or spoken statements that harm a person’s reputation. 2. ____________
3. Actions that unreasonably deny someone the enjoyment of his or her land. 3. ____________
4. False written statements that harm a person’s reputation or good name. 4. ____________
5. Actions that physically remove or destroy the personal property of others. 5. ____________
6. False spoken statements or actions that damage a person’s reputation or good name. 6. ____________
7. Carelessness that results in injury to another person or his or her property. 7. ____________
8. The state or condition of being responsible for wrong or injury. 8. ____________
9. The shifting of responsibility from one person to another. 9. ____________
10. A concept that states that one person partially caused his or her own injuries. 10. ___________

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