Law 531 Week 2 Quiz Essay

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LAW 531 Week 2 Knowledge Check 1. Identify the true statement about intentional torts.
A. A person can be sued for assault even if there was no actual physical contact.
B. A person can be sued for threatening future harm.
C. A person can be accused of battery only if there was direct physical contact.
D. A person cannot be sued for intending to injure one person but injuring another instead.

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2. When does misappropriation of the right to publicity occur?
A. When private information about a person is made available to the public without the person's consent
B. When the identity of an individual is used to make commercial
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C. The law limits the liability that the negligent party needs to assume for the consequences.
D. The compensation for damages is decided based on the severity of the injury.

6. To which of the following scenarios would res ipsa loquitur be most applicable?
A. Laura experienced extreme emotional distress after she watched her father get severely injured in an accident.
B. Jason was severely injured when a roller-coaster crashed during a ride in an amusement park.
C. Paulina was seriously injured in a car accident because she was driving under the influence.
D. Samir lost some of his important documents because of a negligent accountant.

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7. Identify the true statement about the doctrine of strict liability.
A. It allows a plaintiff to recover damages from a defendant if the latter's conduct has been intentional.
B. It requires a defendant to prove that a plaintiff has breached the duty of due care.
C. It can be disclaimed by wholesalers and retail dealers.
D. It also covers informal sales and transactions.

8. When does a negligence tort occur in the context of product liability?
A. When a manufacturer intentionally hides a defect of a product
B. When a lessor knowingly provides false information about the quality of a product
C. When a seller breaches the duty of due care while selling a product
D. When a manufacturer makes products under a

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