Understanding Law & Introduction to Media Law - Tutorial

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NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC UNDERSTANDING LAW INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA LAW TUTORIAL Part I: In the following scenarios could you identify the aggrieved parties as well as the respective causes of legal action they may be entitled to pursue: 1) A bus driver drives his bus recklessly and knocks down a mother carrying a child, injuring the child and killing the mother. 2) Pam, who is pregnant, lives with Chris. She smokes 50 cigarettes a day. When her baby is born, the baby is diagnosed as brain-damaged. 3) Robert agrees to pay Joan, a professional decorator, $2,000 to paint his house. She completes the work, but Robert refuses to pay her. 4) A construction worker, Jason, when working for a building contractor on a building fell through a hole about thirty feet deep and incurred minor injuries. 5) Cassandra has no real knowledge of cars. Hence, she asks her close friend, Douglas, to help purchase a second-hand car for her, expressly declaring that she does not want a car that had been involved in an accident. Douglas then recommends a car that was offered by a car sprayer and panel beater to Cassandra, who a few months later discovers that the car had been involved in an accident previously. Part II: Define the legal terms listed below: Plaintiff: _________________________________________________________________________ Defendant: _______________________________________________________________________ Sue: _____________________________________________________________________________ Appellant: _______________________________________________________________________
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course MEDIA LAW 112 taught by Professor Profwong during the Spring '09 term at Temasek Polytechnic.

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