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LEG100a Weeka 5a Assignment
Name:
Scenarioa Choicea #a __1___
Scenarios
Scenarioa Choicea #1
Brenda’sa Bakerya isa onea ofa thea mosta populara spotsa ina town.a Billya ownsa aa bakerya acrossa thea
street,a anda he’sa jealousa ofa Brenda’sa success.a Toa helpa hisa business,a Billya beginsa tellinga hisa
customersa thata Brendaa isa dishonesta anda unethical.a Billya evena putsa aa signa ina hisa fronta
windowa warninga potentiala customersa nota toa shopa ata Brenda’sa Bakerya becausea ofa hera
deceitfula anda unethicala practices.
Brendaa isa upseta whena shea findsa outa whata Billya hasa beena doing.a Brendaa hasa alwaysa beena
honesta anda ethicala witha hera customers,a anda nowa hera businessa isa sufferinga becausea ofa Billy’sa
lies.a Brendaa decidesa thata somethinga musta bea donea abouta thisa situation.
Answera botha ofa thesea questionsa ina youra paper:
• Discussa thea possiblea torta claima Brendaa mighta havea againsta Billy.a Bea surea toa includea
thea elementsa ofa thea torta anda relatea thosea elementsa toa thea scenario.
• Ifa Brendaa decidesa toa pursuea aa claima againsta Billy,a shoulda shea considera aa lawsuit,a
mediation,a ora arbitration?a Bea surea toa explaina whya youra choicea isa thea besta option.
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Scenarioa Choicea #2
Cartera isa ina aa hurrya anda stopsa bya aa coffeea shopa fora aa drink.a Thea storea isa outa ofa hisa
favoritea branda ofa coffee,a soa Cartera decidesa toa goa elsewhere.a Suddenly,a ana employeea stopsa
Cartera anda accusesa hima ofa stealinga aa baga ofa coffeea beans.a Thea employeea escortsa Cartera toa
aa smalla rooma ina thea backa ofa thea storea anda tellsa Cartera thata ifa hea attemptsa toa leave,a hea
willa bea arresteda anda senta toa jail.a Cartera waitsa fora overa ana houra beforea thea managera tellsa
hima thata hea isa freea toa go.
Answera botha ofa thesea questionsa ina youra paper:a
• Discussa thea possiblea torta claima Cartera mighta havea againsta thea coffeea shop.a Bea surea
toa includea thea elementsa ofa thea torta anda relatea thosea elementsa toa thea scenario.a
• Ifa Cartera decidesa toa pursuea aa claima againsta thea coffeea shop,a shoulda hea considera aa
lawsuit,a mediation,a ora arbitration?a Bea surea toa explaina whya youra choicea isa thea besta
option.a
Scenarioa Choicea #3
Mandya isa Toby’sa boss.a Everya day,a Mandya flirtsa witha anda harassesa Tobya ina fronta ofa theira
co-workers.a Shea makesa inappropriatea commentsa toa Tobya anda abouta hima behinda hisa back.a
Tobya isa soa embarrasseda bya Mandy’sa actionsa thata hea hasa developeda post-traumatica stressa
disordera (PTSD).
Answera botha ofa thesea questionsa ina youra paper:
• Discussa thea possiblea torta claima Tobya mighta havea againsta Mandy.a Bea surea toa includea
thea elementsa ofa thea torta anda relatea thosea elementsa toa thea scenario.a
• Ifa Tobya decidesa toa pursuea aa claima againsta Mandy,a shoulda hea considera aa lawsuit,a
mediation,a ora arbitration?a Bea surea toa explaina whya youra choicea isa thea besta option.a
a
[Writea 1-2a pages,a fullya answeringa botha questionsa froma youra chosena scenario,a here.]
Scenarioa 1
1. Thea specifica scenarioa thata hasa beena chosena involvesa Brenda’sa Bakery.a Ina thea provideda
situation,a thea possiblea torta claima thata Brendaa maya havea againsta Billya isa thea torta ofa
intentionala inflictiona ofa emotionala distress.a Thisa torta lawa fundamentallya allowsa ana
individuala toa recovera fora thea gravea emotionala stressa thata isa causeda bya anothera individual.a
Ina thea contexta ofa thea bakery,a ita hasa beena observeda thata Billya hasa beena spreadinga fakea
rumorsa abouta Brenda’sa Bakerya asa hea isa jealousa ofa itsa popularity.a Ina ordera toa helpa hisa
business,a hea hasa tolda hisa customersa thata Brendaa isa dishonesta anda unethical.a Furthermore,a
hea hasa alsoa placeda aa signa ina hisa fronta windowa warninga potentiala customersa nota toa
purchasea froma Brenda’sa Bakerya becausea ofa unethicala anda deceitfula practices.a Asa thea
intentionala anda maliciousa behaviora ofa Billya hasa leda toa emotionala distressa fora Brendaa
shea cana makea thea possiblea torta claima againsta Billya (Amendola,a 2018).a
Thea chiefa elementsa ofa thea torta ofa intentionala inflictiona ofa emotionala distressa include:
• Defendanta musta acta restlesslya ora intentionallya –a Billya hasa beena intentionallya tellinga hisa
customersa thata Brendaa isa dishonesta anda unethicala soa thata hea cana helpa hisa business.a Hea
hasa beena spreadinga misinformationa abouta Brenda’sa Bakerya asa hea isa jealousa ofa itsa
popularitya anda success.a
• Defendant’sa conducta isa outrageousa anda extremea –a Billya isa nota onlya spreadinga falsea
anda negativea newsa abouta Brenda’sa Bakery,a buta hea hasa alsoa introduceda aa sign,a
warninga potentiala customersa nota toa entera Brenda’sa shopa anda makea purchases.a
Moreover,a thea informationa thata hea hasa beena sharinga isa baseless,a anda hisa onlya
intentiona isa toa helpa hisa businessa makea profits.a
• Thea conducta hasa leda toa emotionala stressa –a Asa Brendaa hasa alwaysa beena honesta anda
ethicala whilea conductinga hera business,a thea baselessa accusationsa bya Billya havea affecteda
her.a
• Emotionala stressa –a Duea toa Billy’sa selfisha anda maliciousa actions,a Brendaa isa upset.a
Thea fakea rumorsa havea leda toa emotionala stressa (Elementsa ofa Intentionala Inflictiona ofa
Emotionala Distress,a 2021).
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2. Ina casea Brendaa takesa thea decisiona toa pursuea aa claima againsta Billy,a shea shoulda considera
aa lawsuit,a soa thata aa firma anda legallya bindinga decisiona cana bea takena thata cana prohibita
Billya froma continuouslya spreadinga fakea informationa abouta Brenda’sa Bakerya fora hisa
personala businessa gains.a Ina ordera toa deala witha thea situation,a mediationa isa nota ana ideala
approacha asa ita isa non-bindinga ina nature.a Ina othera words,a ifa Brendaa ora Billya area nota
satisfieda witha thea outcome,a hea ora shea doesa nota havea toa agreea toa ita anda thus,a ita willa
nota helpa toa resolvea thea problema (Christiania &a Kastowo,a 2021).a Similarly,a arbitrationa isa
alsoa nota thea righta approacha thata Brendaa cana usea fora pursuinga thea claima againsta Billy.a
Onea ofa thea maina reasonsa isa thata noa onea cana bea forceda toa takea parta ina ana arbitrationa
process,a anda theya havea toa voluntarilya agreea toa it.a Ina thea specifica context,a Billya mighta
nota showa hisa willingnessa toa bea aa parta ofa thea arbitrationa process.a Thisa isa becausea hisa
actionsa havea beena workinga ina hisa favora anda helpinga tarnisha thea imagea ofa Brenda’sa
Bakerya whilea improvinga thea successa ofa hisa bakery.a Ona thea othera hand,a aa lawsuita cana
acta asa ana effectivea toola thata cana helpa Brenda.a Thisa methoda isa ideala sincea ita cana helpa
Ia na resolvinga rights-baseda disputesa ina thea courta ofa law.a Thisa processa cana helpa Brendaa
toa handlea thea situationa ina aa systematica anda methodicala mannera becausea ita involvesa thea
adoptiona ofa regulatorya asa wella asa administrativea processes.a Asa thea unethicala anda selfisha
actionsa bya Billya havea causeda emotionala distressa ina Brenda,a shea hasa thea optiona toa adopta
aa law-baseda approacha toa resolvea thea issuea anda ensurea thata sucha kindsa ofa behaviora cana
bea preventeda ina thea future.a Thus,a fora pursuinga aa claima againsta Billy,a Brendaa musta
considera aa lawsuit.a a
References
Amendola,a M.a S.a (2018).a Intentionala Inflictiona ofa Emotionala Distress:a Aa Workplacea
Perspective.a Vt.a L.a Rev.,a 43,a 93.
Christiani,a T.a A.,a &a Kastowo,a C.a (2021).a Thea Weaknessesa Ofa Alternativea Institutionsa Fora
Disputea Resolutiona Ina Financiala Servicesa Sector.a Internationala Journala ofa Lawa
Reconstruction,a 5(2),a 200-210.
Elementsa ofa Intentionala Inflictiona ofa Emotionala Distress.a (2021).a Retrieveda Novembera 3,a
2022,a froma https://biotech.law.lsu.edu/courses/tortsf01/iiem.htma
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