The boarders negligence in ignoring the warning signs

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electric heat, Ethel, an elderly woman, dies of hypothermia. The boarders' negligence in ignoring the warning signs is: the causation in fact, but not the proximate cause, of Ethel’s death. 6. Ethan is larger and stronger than Nate. Ethan threatens to beat Nate, punches Nate in the face, and knocks out Nate's tooth. Nate may bring a lawsuit against Ethan: for assault and battery. 7. Bob, a guest at a hotel, reached into the front seat of the hotel limousine to get his briefcase. He supported himself by placing his left hand on the center pillar to which the rear door was hinged. A hotel employee closed the rear door, smashing Bob's hand. A part of Bob's left index finger later had to be amputated. Bob filed a negligence lawsuit against the hotel in a state that adopted a "pure" form of comparative negligence. In this case, the court most likely would find that: 1
Bob contributed to his injury and apportion his damages. 8. 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 successfully sue Mel for: infliction of emotional distress. 9. 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 as well as $50 million in punitive damages. Melissa appeals to the United States Supreme Court, challenging the punitive damages award. If the Supreme Court heard the case, it would likely: overturn the punitive damage award as grossly excessive. 10. The members of the City High soccer team have been training with Hanson, a personal trainer who charges by the hour, for several years. Bob, the soccer coach, tells

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