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Melvin - Chapter 09 #59Topic: Table 9.160.(p. 209)Lindsay is Jon's manager and calls him into her office after everyone else has gone home for the day. She closes the door and tells Jon that he is a thief and that he must return items that he stole from the company. In fact, Jon is extremely honest and has never stolen anything in his life. He is extremely upset and starts to feel sick. A. Lindsay has committed libelB. Lindsay has committed disparagementC. Lindsay has committed slanderD.Lindsay has not committed a defamation tortDefamation has not occurred because no communication or dissemination to a third party has occurred.AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: ApplyBlooms: EvaluateDifficulty: HardLearning Objective: 09-04 Apply the elements and defenses of the torts of defamation; trade libel; and product disparagement; and discuss its applicability in the business environment.Melvin - Chapter 09 #60Topic: Defamation
61.(p. 218)A commercial airliner has crashed in the middle of the Atlantic. The cause of the crash has been proven to be a wrongly installed part in one of the engines during routine maintenance. If a negligence law suit is brought against the airlines, it will be based on: ..AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: UnderstandDifficulty: MediumLearning Objective: 09-07 Recognize conduct that is classified as negligent and identify any potential defenses.Melvin - Chapter 09 #61Topic: No General Duty to Act62.(p. 226)In a products liability case, the plaintiff may pursue legal remedies against the seller under any of the following categories except: AACSB: AnalyticBlooms: UnderstandDifficulty: MediumLearning Objective: 09-08 Provide alternate theories of liability and defenses when a product is the cause of an injury.Melvin - Chapter 09 #62Topic: Products Liability
63.(p. 220)In which of the following situations would res ipsa loquiterlikely apply? AACSB: AnalyticBlooms: RememberDifficulty: EasyLearning Objective: 09-07 Recognize conduct that is classified as negligent and identify any potential defenses.