IRAC - IIED - Sample Answer(2) (1)

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Advanced Legal Research and Writing IRAC ASSIGNMENT – Negligent Battery Sample Answer: The issue here is whether Billy Bob has a valid claim for battery against “RB” when BB suffers a broken nose when he is inadvertently struck in the face with a helmet wielded by OU star running back (“RB”). Under Oklahoma law, “[t]he operator of a place of business must use reasonable care to protect his/her invitees against injury through the negligent or wrongful acts of other invitees on the premises where he/she has reasonable cause to anticipate such acts and the probability of injury resulting therefrom.” JOHNSON v. MID-SOUTH SPORTS, INC., 1991 OK 17, ¶ 19, 806 P.2d 1107 (citing Lee v. National League Baseball Clu., 4 Wis. 2d 168,89 N.W.2d 811) Thus, “[t]he issues presented are as follows: was as the defendant negligent in failing to take proper steps to protect the plaintiff from injury by the acts of other spectators …If the first question is decided in the affirmative, did such negligence constitute a proximate cause of the plaintiff's injuries. Did the plaintiff assume the risk of
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