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1 Tort law is similar to criminal law in that __________. they both have primarily developed in common law courts they both require specific intent on the part of the defendant they both require a wrongful act by a defendant for the plaintiff to recover they both require specific intent on the part of the plaintiff CONCEPT Introduction to Tort Law 2 The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is the primary source of law for contracts regarding __________. the sale or lease of goods only the sale of goods and services the sale of goods, services, and real estate the sale of goods and real estate CONCEPT Sources of Contract Law 3 A man riding a roller coaster is severely injured when the car he's riding in jumps off the track. He sues the amusement park for negligence. Assuming it is true, which of the following would represent a strong defense against the negligence claim?
The man has seen roller coasters before, and knowingly and voluntarily assumed the risk of participating in a dangerous activity. The man snuck into the amusement park rather than paying for admission. The amusement park has never had an accident like this before. The man undid his seatbelt after the roller coaster started moving. CONCEPT Negligent Torts: Damages and Defenses 4 Contracts allow a free society to __________. engage in efficient economic exchanges plan an orderly progression to capitalism ensure economic equality among its members do away with the need for law CONCEPT General Perspectives on Contracts 5 A technician from a utility company walks onto a homeowner's property to read the electrical meter and tramples some flowers that grow under the meter. Which type of intentional tort does this represent? Invasion of privacy Misrepresentation
This action does not rise to the level of an intentional tort. Trespassing CONCEPT Intentional Torts 6 Select the example that is inconsistent with the provisions of the UCC for contract remedies for a seller's breach of contract. An appliance company sells a defective stove that injures its owner. The sales contract excludes responsibility for consequential damages except those deemed unconscionable, so the company replaces the stove and compensates the woman for her injury. The sales contract for a shoe company specifies that the statute of limitations for any charges of breach of contract shall be limited to two years. In its sales contract, a software company specifies that its sole obligation in the event that its software is defective is to replace it with a non-defective copy. In order to be more competitive with buyers, the sales contract for a television manufacturer extends the statute of limitations for breach of contract claims to six years. CONCEPT Remedies in General Under the Uniform Commercial Code 7 A driver is texting and runs into a pedestrian crossing the road at a crosswalk. The pedestrian suffers a broken leg and is rushed to the hospital.

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