29. Marcos wants to buy Lucia’s land, but she refuses to sell.
Marcos begins using subpoenas, court orders, and other formal legal
procedures in an unrelenting effort to force Lucia to sell. This
abuse of process..
not a tort.
wrongful interference with a contractual relationship.
30. Jess, an accountant, distributes a handbill to her business
clients and potential customers accusing her competitor Kelly of
being a convicted thief. The statement is defamatory if
the statement is true.
Kelly suffers emotional distress.
the statement is false.
a recipient of one of the handbills repeats it.
31. Jim is an appliance salesperson. To make a sale, he asserts
that a certain model of a Kitchen Helper refrigerator is the “best
one ever made.” This is
fraud if Jim believes that this statement is not true.
fraud if Jim is stating his opinion, not the facts.
fraud if the statement is the truth.
32. Dixie, a driver for Express Delivery Company, leaves the
truck’s motor running in neutral and carelessly forgets to set the
parking brake while she makes a delivery. The truck rolls and
crashes into a nearby gas station pump, igniting a fire that
spreads quickly to a construction site a block away. A burned wall
col-lapses onto a crane, which falls on Fazio, a by-stander, and
injures him. What must Fazio show to recover dam-ages from Express