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Bugusa

Yes a tort was committed it is defamation, because the company put out a statement to a third party the specific name of this defamation is called   defamatory declaration which is defamation that happens when a person or company creates a fabricated, poor announcement about a third   party, that assaults his or her personality.

















Scenario: WIRETIME, Inc. (Steve and Walter)-Stephanie
Discuss any liability BUGusa, Inc., may have for Walter’s actions.







Scenario: BUGusa, Inc., Plant Parking Lot-Vontice
What defenses may be available to BUGusa, Inc.? Explain your answer.







Scenario: BUGusa, Inc. (Randy and Brian)-Gwinnette
What defenses may be available to BUGusa, Inc.? Explain your answer.

Randy committed a tort of negligence in speeding and colliding with Brian’s vehicle. He did not intentionally hit him but his speeding contributed to the accident. Randy was negligent in his driving BUGusa, Inc.’s vehicle. BUGusa’s defense could be held under absolute privilege. This states that all federal officials have immunity in the Constitution via the “speech and debate clause” and BUGusa contracts with the federal government as well, making them a federal official as well.






Scenario: BUGusa, Inc. (Sally)-Gwinnette
Sally may have a successful case against BUGusa, Inc., for what torts? Explain your answer.

This could be a case of negligence. BUGusa knew that the wires needed insulators and they failed to make sure that all defective merchandise was replaced to avoid injury. Very similar to when a car has a defect and is recalled. They should have made sure all product was recalled also.

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