Business law in canada chapter 4: inten onal torts and torts impac ng business. Commi ed when one person causes an injury to another, harming his or her person, property, or reputa on. A social or civil wrong that gives rise to the right to sue and seek one of several remedies. Wrongs that a ect society as a whole, where the goal is to punish the wrongdoer, not to compensate the vic m. An act that breaches a contract may not be inherently wrong, but the contractual rela onship makes its viola on unacceptable. An employer can be held liable for the tor ous act an employee commits while carrying out employment du es. Conduct that makes a person think they are about to be struck (ex. When someone inten onally makes unwanted physical contact with another person. Assault or ba ery; the inten onal physical interference with another person.