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Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 22 :

Misrepresentation, Tortious Interference, and Other Torts

Quiz 22 :

Misrepresentation, Tortious Interference, and Other Torts

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MATCHING -specific economic losses
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Ed wants to sell his car to Bob, a neighbor.Ed tells Bob that the car is in excellent condition.Ed does not know that there is a serious crack in the crankshaft.Bob buys the car.A week later he is in an accident caused by the defective crankshaft.He sues Ed for misrepresentation.________
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It is a tort to interfere with contract relations by intentionally inducing another to breach a contract or to make it impossible or more difficult to perform.
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MATCHING -can be ended for any reason that does not violate public policy
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MATCHING -intent to mislead
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MATCHING -a justifiable reason
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MATCHING -a statement that can be proven true or false
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You cannot commit the tort of interference with contract relations if the contract was voidable.
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You cannot commit the tort of interference with contract relations if the contract violated public policy.
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It is not an interference with prospective advantage for the defendant to use fair competitive tactics against the business of the plaintiff.
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Mary works for Sam as an accountant.She is an employee at will.One day she calls the hotline of the Internal Revenue Service to tell the IRS that Sam often pays some of his workers in cash so that he does not have to withhold taxes.When Sam finds out, he fires Mary________.
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A fiduciary relationship exists when one of the parties owes the other loyalty, candor, and fair treatment.
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The tort of wrongful discharge can be committed against an employee at will.
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MATCHING -having an improper purpose
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MATCHING -one person owes another loyalty and candor
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Dram shop liability can result from selling intoxicating liquor to someone who then injures a third person due, in part, to the intoxication.
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An opinion is a statement of fact that can be objectively verified as true or false.
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MATCHING -catch-all tort
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MATCHING -discrediting an opponent's business
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MATCHING -unreasonable delay in settling a claim
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