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Unformatted text preview: Ali al Ali BA 226 Chapter Exercise #3 1. Emotional Distress While the Collections Agency's calling was not defamation in anyway, as they had legitimate claim to attempt to collect on a debt, Citicorp did demonstrate negligence when compared to the Reasonable Person Standard. Because Meads and his lawyer(s) did everything they could to inform Citicorp that Meads was willing and partially able to continue paying back his debt, Citicorp was well-informed of the status of the debt it was owed. As such, their attempts to collect the debt, especially those directed toward Meads' place of work, were harmful to Meads' character, professional appearance, and general well being. This constitutes negligence on the part of Citicorp and its affiliate debt collection agency. 2. Wrongful Interference PG&E would have an easy time getting the courts to rule in their favor over a suit of wrongful interference with a contractual relationship. Because Bear Stearns approached the Agency knowing full well that they had a contractual obligation to PG&E, and that Bear Stearns intentionally, attempting...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course ECO 4701 taught by Professor Ahmed during the Spring '11 term at Andhra University.
- Spring '11