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Ann committed the tort of battery.Question 17 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsTrein, Inc. entered into a one-year, $1 million contract with Mia, a sports celebrity, to promote Trein's products. E-presto Inc., a competitor of Trein, was interested in having Mia promote its products but knew of her contract with Trein. E-presto offered Mia a three-year, $5 million contract. Mia left Trein and signed with E-presto. If Trein sues E-presto for tortious interference with a contract, E-presto Selected Answer:b. will not be able to establish a justification.Question 18 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsA witness testifying in a court or legislature may never be sued for defamation. Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 19 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsWhich of the following is the general goal of compensatory damages?
Selected Answer:a. to restore the plaintiff to the position he or she was in before the injuryQuestion 20 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsIf Gloria threw a rock that hit Merle, she is liable for an intentional tort of battery only if she intended to injure or harm Merle. Selected Answer:FalseQuestion 21 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsRes ipsa loquiturshifts the burden of proof from the plaintiff to the defendant. Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 22 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsKenneth was exposed to radiation on his job in an environmental cleanup. In a lawsuit against his employer, the court must decide the full extent of both present and future damages rather than allowing Kenneth to return to court years later if medical problems develop at that time. Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 23 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsThe doctrine of contributory negligence is followed in most states. Selected Answer:FalseQuestion 24
2.5 out of 2.5 pointsA sports fan, injured by a hockey puck that flew into the stands during an NHL game, would be subject to the defense of assumption of the risk in a suit to recover for her injuries. Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 25 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsTort issues are firmly ingrained in law and do not change. Selected Answer:FalseQuestion 26 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsDon was driving his truck when a board fell out of the truck bed and onto the road. Alice, who was driving closely behind Don's truck, tried to avoid the board, swerved, and struck a telephone pole, causing her severe injuries. Which of the following is correct? Selected Answer: a. In a comparative negligence state, the actions of Don and Alice will be weighed to determine liability.Question 27 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsIf the defendant successfully proves __________, no matter how slight the plaintiff's negligence, the plaintiff will be denied any recovery of damages. Selected Answer:a. contributory negligenceQuestion 28 0 out of 2.5 pointsIn a strict liability case, the courts still consider if the defendant acted in a reasonable and prudent manner.
Selected Answer:TrueQuestion 29 2.5 out of 2.5 pointsFor the defendant to be liable in a negligence case, it must be proven that the defendant's conduct actually caused the injury. This is referred to as Selected Answer:a.