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LEG100 Week 5 Assignment
Name:
Scenario Choice # __1___
Scenarios
Scenario Choice #1
Brenda’s Bakery is one of the most popular spots in town. Billy owns a bakery across the
street, and he’s jealous of Brenda’s success. help his business, To Billy begins telling his
customers that Brenda is dishonest and unethical. Billy even puts a sign in his front
window warning potential customers not to shop at Brenda’s Bakery because of her
deceitful and unethical practices.
Brenda is upset when she finds out what Billy has been doing. Brenda has always been
honest and ethical with her customers, and now her business is suffering because of Billy’s
lies. Brenda decides that something must be done about this situation.
Answer both of these questions in your paper:
Discuss the possible tort claim Brenda might have against Billy. sure include Be to
the elements of the tort and relate those elements to the scenario.
If Brenda decides to pursue a claim against Billy, should she consider a lawsuit,
mediation, arbitration? or Be sure to explain why your choice is the best option.
Scenario Choice #2
Carter is in a hurry and stops by a coffee shop for a drink. The store is out of his
favorite brand of coffee, so Carter decides to go elsewhere. Suddenly, an employee stops
Carter and accuses him of stealing a bag of coffee beans. The employee escorts Carter to
a small room in the back of the store and tells Carter that if he attempts to leave, he
will arrested and be sent to jail. Carter waits for over an hour before the manager tells
him that he is free to go.
Answer both of these questions in your paper:
Discuss the possible tort claim Carter might have against the coffee shop. sure Be
to include the elements of the tort and relate those elements to the scenario.
If Carter decides to pursue a claim against the coffee shop, should he consider a
lawsuit, mediation, or arbitration? sure Be to explain why your choice is the best
option.
Scenario Choice #3
Mandy is Toby’s boss. Every day, Mandy flirts with and harasses Toby in front of their
co-workers. She makes inappropriate comments Toby and about him behind to his back.
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