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Unformatted text preview: Student REMEDIES FINAL EXAM ESSAY QUESTION GOLDEN GATE LAW SCHOOL — SUMMER 2010 Available Rec’d 1. As a threshold matter, is Patricia entitled to punitive damages against Dazzle? Underlying COA must be intentional or reckless to receive punitive damages. Students were expected to discuss the standard for punitive damages against a corporation: A corporate defendant must act with conscious disregard for rights of others and must be aware of probable dangerous consequences. Here. Dazzle ignored the FDA report and by extension the rights of consumers to be warned of harmful chemicals: the FDA report says the cream is not safe. but we do not know whether that means that harm is probable rather than merely possible. In imposing punitive damages. a jury will consider. (1) reprehensibility of corporate conduct; (2) wealth of D; (3) amt. of compensatory damages awarded; and (4) amt. that serves as punishment and deterrent. Here: (1) Dazzle ignored FDA requirements and instead relied on studies that were self-serving. (2) Dazzle earned $2 million in profits from this product alone between 2005 and 2009. (3) Wedo not know the amount of compensatory damages but it is likely to be significant. (4) We do not know the amount of punitives that would be required to serve as a punishment and deterrent. Guidelines for whether a punitive damages award is so excessive that it violates constitutional due process: (1) the reprehensibility of the conduct being punished; (2) the reasonableness of the relationship between the harm and the award; and (3) the difference between the award and the civil penalties authorized in comparable cases. BMW v. Gore. Furthermore. extra-jurisdictional violations cannot be considered in determining the scope of the conduct. a State Farm attempted to limit the ratio of punitive to compensatory damages, implying that 9:1 was generally the upper limit absent exceptional circumstances. Phillip Morris v. VWIiams added that only parties to the suit could recover. Here. the testimony from the 1500 people who contacted Patricia would be discounted if they did not reside in State A. Defenses: Dazzle will argue (1) that it acted reasonably in relying on the European study; (2) that the statute of limitations for personal injury has run since Patricia could have known of the danger as of 1993: and (3) that Patricia assumed the risk when she used the cream in Ii - ht of the 1993 FDA announcement. 2. What remedies can Patricia demand under a common-law claim for deceit? Underlying COA: Intentional tort of deceit. in State A. would Dazzle's conduct be suppression of fact it was required to disclose? Causation is a problem, however. because Patricia merely received “abnormal blood test results” and would need facts to indicate that this resulted from her use of Silk Skin Cream and not something else. ALSO. has Statute of Limitations expired — does delayed discoveg rule apply or was Patricia on constructive notice of FDA warnings when she first started to purchase the product? [Note: some students also discussed breach of contract because there was a sales agreement here. Dazzle did seem to perform its obligations under the sales contract. since the cream “provided welcome relief” so the tort of deceit is a better basis for remediation] Remedies: (1) Damages — compensatory (current medical costs [are future medical costs IF she develops cancer too speculative?]; pain and suffering; loss of income: costs of litigation; punitive damages. (2) Restitution — (1) refund of portion of the purchase price of the cream that Dazzle . see below. itbe lien and conive true 16 received from Patricia. For discussion of e The only benefit Patricia conferred upon Dazzle was the cost she paid for the product. so a constructive tmst on Dazzle's general profits is not available. (3) Coercive relief: (a) TRO? Exigent circumstances? (b) Preliminary injunction? Yes. litigation is pending. Factor analysis. (c) Permanent injunction — IPFBD element analysis. Should scope extend to removing - roduct from the market or 'ust re ' ' , Dazzle to use FDA wamin s in label? 3. What statutory remedies can Patricia demand? (a) State A False Advertising Act: equitable relief is available to consumers for unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice and for unfair. deceptive. untrue or misleading advertising. Patricia has a strong case that Dazzle's failure to warn of the danger of ncer was a fraudulent business act or practice. See injunction discussed above in Question 2. (b) State A Consumer Protection Act: provides monetary recovery to consumers for use of deceptive representations or failure to disclose significant infcrrnation in connection with goods or services. Patricia also has a strong case under this statute. See damages discussed above in Question 2. Tho remedi do not overia so be h can brat. 4. Assume for purposes of this question only that Dazzle. Inc. has suffered serious financial reverses as a result of its own mismanagement and the terrible publicity regarding Silk Skin Cream and it is considering filing for bankruptcy. What measures can Patricia take to enhance her chances of enforcing a judgment In her favor if she receives one? Receivershig or freeze order to prevent Dazzle from liquidating or concealing the assets necessary to satisfy a judgment in favor of Patricia. Eguitable lien — as a secured creditor. Patricia would be among the first in line to obtain monetary relief in satisfaction of herjudgment. Constructive trust on profits but cannot reach all profits ~ only those that are the proceeds of any benefit Patricia has conferred upon Dazzle. She has only provided it with income from her purchase, so this is limited. Contemt order if necessa . Other? 5. Assume for purposes of this question only that Patricia recovers against Dazzle under the False Advertising Act only but not under the Consumer Protection Act or the common-law claim. A State A statute provides reasonable attorneys fees to the “prevailing party." Is Patricia entitled to receive attorneys fees from Dazzle? (a) Patricia will be a prevailing party only if the court concludes that winning one out of three COAs is sufficient. Here, the False Advertising Act allows only injunctive relief — this will have an effect on court’s decision. (b) Attorneys fees are calculated using a lodestar formula (fee—per.hour times number of hours) and they must be reasonable. Here Ned Newby's fees seem very high for a new attorney. especially when you consider that the research probably took him more hours to complete and he lost on all but one of the counts. raising an inference that he might have missed something. 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