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Unformatted text preview: Trade Secrets Cant have a non-compete that is only verbal. Defamation of Character: Libel / Slander Randi W. v. Muroc Principal of school sexually molests 13 year old girl. Randi W. sues his former employer for giving recommendations. Former employer negligently and fraudulently misstated facts about him. Upbeat, enthusiastic administrator Default rule: Former employer has no affirmative duty to say anything when it comes to recommendations. Negligent (unintentional) vs. Fraudulent (intentional) Forseeability? Davis v. The Board of County Comissioners Negligent Misrepresentation Involving Risk of Physical Harm (1) One who negligently gives false information to another is subject to liability for physical harm caused by action taken by the other in reasonable reliance upon such information, where such harm results (a) to the other, or (b) to such third persons as the actor should expect to be put in peril by the action taken.(b) to such third persons as the actor should expect to be put in peril by the action taken....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HADM 3385 taught by Professor Wagner during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07