Background Note | HBS Case Collection | July 2011

Torts 101: Civil Wrongs & Ways to Right Them

by Lena G. Goldberg and Mary Beth Findlay


This note summarizes basic principles of tort law and is intended as background information for business students studying legal aspects of management.

Keywords: Business Ventures; Information; Legal Liability; Business or Company Management;


Goldberg, Lena G., and Mary Beth Findlay. "Torts 101: Civil Wrongs & Ways to Right Them." Harvard Business School Background Note 312-033, July 2011.