Ford v. Revlon - Rational: Although Braun did conduct the...

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Ford v. Revlon, Inc 153 Ariz. 38 (1987) Fact: Procedural Facts: Operative Facts: Ford is a employee at Revlon, who repeatedly filed a complaint against Braun, on sexual harassment in the company. After repeated complaints, it took Revlon over a year to handle the problem. Braun was charged for assault, while Revlon was charged for IIED Issue: Can Revlon be liable to IIED even when Braun wasn’t charged with IIED? Rule: A principle can be guilty of an act which is independent of the acts of the servants.
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Unformatted text preview: Rational: Although Braun did conduct the sexual harassment, the negligence of the company to follow up with the claim for over a year was so substantial that it cost extra harm to Ford, and hense, they were liable or the charge of IIED. Holding: Narrow holding: If the corporation takes a grossly unreasonable amount of time to handle a ongoing, filed complaint, then they would be liable for negliance, and IIED that it would cause. Broad holding: Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course TORTS 131 taught by Professor Keller during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .

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