Unformatted text preview: that she had stolen a telephone. Unknown to the employee, Lisa had purchased the telephone on a previous occasion and just decided against returning it while back at the store. Once Lisa tried to clear up the situation is when Wal-Mart lost their justification for detaining Lisa. While Lisa was being detained by Wal-Mart she was embarrassed by being handcuffed in front of her two young daughters. If Wal-Mart were to try and use The Shopkeepers Rule as a defense they would not be successful because the embarrassing manner in which Lisa was detained. In conclusion Wal-Mart can be held liable for false imprisonment of Lisa. Because of the manner in which Lisa was detained Wal-Mart has no defense which means Lisa will be successful if she sues Wal-Mart for false imprisonment....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course LPP 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '08