Quiz 8: Intentional Torts and Business Torts

Business

In order to prove his claim person D should show the documents that would prove that D has signed the boxer for his services and there was no question of taking "bribes" and selling of spots. It was a pure case of paying a professional for the services provided by that person. Person D could also for the accounts maintained by the company regarding money paid to the boxers through contract. Through these records it could be proved that it was the policy of the company to sign boxers for a sum. Person D could also say that in case he had done any wrong then he should have been sued by the company and baseless accusations in the public domain should not have been alleged against him that led to lowering of his reputation in the eye of the public.

Financial reimbursement given to a damaged party which drives yonder that which is needed to reimburse the person for damages and that is proposed to penalize the offender. Court granted punitive damages in comparatively limited cases. Punitive damages are awarded generally in a case of intended tort. The reasoning behind punitive damage is that sometime some behavior is so intolerable that humanity essentially create an example of it. Usually the punitive award should not be more than nine times the compensatory award. So, the reasoning whether the punitive damages are sensible or not is hard to justify. It varies from person to person. It is very hard to tell the limit of the damage. For the accused party, it would always be high and for the suffering party it would always be low. But punitive damages are made to create an example for public at large therefore large amount of damages are charged in order to deter people from doing such types of activities in future.

Libel: Libel is defamation that can be seen, such as a writing, printing, and movie. It harms the individual reputation and decreases respect. J writes an article for a newspaper reporting that A was arrested for stealing a car. The story is entirely false. J has committed libel as torts. Hence, option img is correct. J writes an article for a newspaper reporting that A was arrested for stealing a car. The story is entirely false. J cannot commit Ordinary slander as torts. Hence, option img is incorrect. J writes an article for a newspaper reporting that A was arrested for stealing a car. The story is entirely false. J cannot commit slander per se as torts. Hence, option img is in correct. J writes an article for a newspaper reporting that A was arrested for stealing a car. The story is entirely false. J has committed libel as torts. Hence, option img "none of the above" is incorrect.

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