bus law ch2

bus law ch2 - than he was. Comparative negligence my reduce...

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1. In tort law, an actor who knows the substantial certainty that certain consequences will result from an act has intent. TRUE 2. False imprisonment is a tort only if confinement is unjustified. TRUE 3. Mary is accused of slander. Slander includes: oral defamatory statements only 4. Leo hears Mona falsely accuse Nick of stealing from their employer. The statement is defamatory: because Leo heard it. 5. Todd files a suit against United Media Corporation for defamation. Actual malice must be shown for recovery of damages if Todd is: a public figure 6. Sam, an engineer, supervises the construction of a new bridge. When the bridge collapses due to faculty construction, Sam is sued by those injured in the collapse. As a professional, Sam is held to the same standard of care of: other engineers. 7. Beth is injured in a car accident and sues Curt, alleging negligence. Curt claims that Beth was driving more carelessly
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Unformatted text preview: than he was. Comparative negligence my reduce Beth s recovery: even if Beth was only slightly at fault. 8. Sue writes a defamatory article about Tony. The article is disseminated through the print media, via newspapers, and online, via an Internet service provider (ISP). Most likely to be held liable for the article are Sue and: the newspaper only. 9. Good Tire Company designs and manufacturers car and truck tires. In a product liability suit based on negligence, Good Tire could be liable for violating its duty of care with respect to : the design or the manufacture of the tires. 10. Silicon Computers manufactures hard drivers. Dave discovers that his Silicon drive is defective. Dave sues Silicon for product liability based on misrepresentation.To win, Dave must show that: Dave suffered an injury caused by the defect....
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