1 Almost all the states have passed statutes limiting the amount a jury can

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1. Almost all the states have passed statutes limiting the amount a jury can award in a tort case. 2. Congress has proposed and debated bills placing limits on tort awards, but so far has not enacted such  legislation. 3. Large medical malpractice awards account for about 60 percent of the dramatic increase in health care costs in  the United States during the last two decades. 4. All of the above. Arturo drove through an intersection without looking and hit Vincent's car that he had driven into the intersection without obeying  a stop sign. Arturo sued Vincent. The jury found that Arturo's fault contributed 20 percent to the collision and determined that his  total loss was $100,000. Under comparative negligence, the jury should award Arturo: 1. $100,000. 2. $80,000. 3. $20,000. 4. Nothing. In  Hernandez v. Arizona Board of Regents,  the court held that individuals who: 1. intentionally provide alcohol to minors can be liable for negligence to injured third parties. 2. intentionally provide alcohol to minors cannot be held liable for negligence to injured third parties. 3. carelessly provide alcohol to minors can be held liable for damages for resulting injury to third parties. 4. none of the above. Wayne worked in an office. He had no criminal record, had never had a complaint made against him about his work or his  conduct, and had been a faithful employee for nearly 20 years. One day, Wayne followed his supervisor to his home and fatally  shot him. The estate of the supervisor sued the company, claiming it should have been aware of Wayne's growing frustration  with work. The company's best defense will be: 1. that the incident occurred away from the office. 2. that there was no way to foresee that the incident would happen.
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3. that even if the company had been aware of Wayne's difficulty with his supervisor, Wayne did not have any  criminal history. 4. that the killing was the result of a personal conflict between Wayne and the supervisor. In a comparative negligence state, if the plaintiff in a negligence lawsuit is found to be 30 percent negligent, the plaintiff would  recover: 1. none of the damages. 2. 30 percent of the damages. 3. 70 percent of the damages. 4. all of the damages. A customer in a restaurant would be considered ________ to whom the restaurant owner owes a duty ________. 1. a licensee; to warn of known dangers. 2. an invitee; of reasonable care. 3. a social guest; only to avoid intentionally injuring him.
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