trespass to the person


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trespass to the person,

n inap-propriate interference with another individual; proof of injury to the individual not required.
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29) Although the Court of Appeal unanimously held that trespass to the person was a 'breach of duty', (30) a majority of the Court held that PTSD of delayed onset was not 'a disease or disorder contracted by any person'.
Mr Justice Elias,in London, ruled that the Ministry of Defence was liable to both men in negligence and,in the case of Mohamet Bici,in trespass to the person.
The court held that the counts for assault and battery and trespass to the person could not be included in the medical malpractice suit.