passed, an outdated sprinkler system in a state of disrepair malfunctioned at an apartment building in an east Minneapolis neighborhood. The system activated even though no fire existed, and the entire building flooded. Tenant Tim’s valuable antiquefurnishings were destroyed. Tim sued his landlord for negligence, arguing that the landlord breached the statute. Under the doctrine of negligence per se, Tim is likely to win.
(a) True(b) False5.Dalton (D) and Rob, both students at U.C.-Berkeley, went to Las Vegas for spring break. While D was gambling, Rob lured 11-year-old Jack into a restroom in the casino. Jack’s father was playing slot machines at the time. D stepped away from the gambling tables just long enough to find Rob and hear him threaten Jack. D returned to the gambling tables, making no effort to help Jack or to summon help. After D wasgone, Rob murdered Jack. Ultimately, Rob was spotted on one of the casino’s surveillance tapes and arrested. If Jack’s family sues D for failing to summon aid, D will probably win. (a) True (b) False6.George (P) bought a Buick Riviera from Al’s Used Car Lot (D) for $12,000. D’s salesperson told P that the car was being sold “as is” and that it was a one-owner car. The sales contract also stated conspicuously that the car was sold “as is.” The car repeatedly broke down, causing P to lose his job because he was often late for work. After some investigation, P learned that the car had been stolen from its original owner, stripped and burned. The insurance company sold the burned-out frame to an auto parts store, which rebuilt the car using parts from old Buick Rivieras and from other cars as well. The auto parts store sold it to a used car dealer who sold it to Webster who sold it to Adams who sold it to D. P filed a lawsuit against D. Which of the following is true?
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