MGT 511Ahw2 - MGT 511A LUYUN LIANG Chapter 7 problem 18 The...

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MGT 511A LUYUN LIANG JAN 23 2017 Chapter 7 problem 18 The issue that involves is whether Carson should recover for invasion of his right of privacy. The law that applies is appropriation. Appropriation is the unauthorized use of the plaintiff’s name or likeness for the defendant’s benefit, as, for example, in promoting or advertising a product or service. The invasion of a person’s right to privacy actually consists of four torts: (1) appropriation of a person’s name or likeness, (2) unreasonable intrusion upon the seclusion of another, (3) unreasonable public disclosure of private facts, or (4) unreasonable publicity that places another in a false light in the public eye. In this case, Carson should recover since the defendant violates the first torts: appropriation of a person’s name or likeness. Even though the defendant did not use Carson’s actual name, there was an appropriation by using the phrase “Here’s Johnny” that was associated with Carson’s publicity. Chapter 8 problem 16 The issues that involves is whether The Mets enacted negligence under the doctrine of
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