Brief hypotheticals 41 modern railways co operates a

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Brief Hypotheticals 4.1Modern Railways Co. operates a cargo railroad service between New York and Boston. A train owned by Modern Railways derails due to a rare maintenance problem. The train collides with a delivery truck owned by CraftCo, shattering $100,000 worth of porcelain inside. If CraftCo sues Modern Railways Co. for negligence, CraftCo may be able to recover:a. special damages.b. general damages.c. punitive damages.d. singular damages.
Melissa’s tugboat accidentally collides with Tyler’s yacht, and Tyler sues Melissa for negligence. A federal jury finds Melissa liable and awards Tyler $5,000 in compensatory damages and $50 million in punitive damages. Melissa appeals to the
United States Supreme Court challenging the punitive damage award. If the court heard the case, it would likely:
the face, and knocks out Nate's tooth. Nate may bring a lawsuit against Ethan:
Wilhelm has an argument with his apartment roommate, Arthur. Wilhelm tells Arthur that if he leaves their apartment, Wilhelm will lock Arthur in his room when he returns.Arthur, frustrated with Wilhelm, leaves the apartment to take a walk. If Arthur were to sue Wilhelm for false imprisonment, Arthur would most likely:
Mel sent Jasper an e–mail message telling Jasper that his wife had been killed in a car accident, and Mel knew this was untrue. Jasper may be able to sue Mel for:a. battery.b. violations of the First Amendment.c. libel.d. infliction of emotional distress.
Stephanie stands in front of her home with a bullhorn shouting that her new neighbor, Kyle, has just been released from prison for child molestation. Stephanie knows this

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