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26) The CEO of a peanut company knows that its

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26) The CEO of a peanut company knows that its products test positive for salmonella but sell the peanuts away. Consequences can include:

A) Only government-mandated bankruptcy and restructuring of the peanut company.

B) Potential criminal charges against the CEO, as well as lawsuits brought by injured victims.

C) Neither criminal nor civil prosecution because of assumption of the risks.

D) Only lawsuits brought by victims, and never criminal charges.

E) Only criminal prosecution of the CEO.

27) A teenager plays Grand Theft Auto and runs over people in the game. The teen decides to recreate the game in real life, driving his vehicle up onto the sidewalk and running over two people. The victims pursue a claim against the maker of grand theft auto for negligence, arguing the game makers had a duty of care. Are the victims likely to prevail?

A) Yes because teenagers are impressionable and video game makers have a duty not to expose them to violence.

B) Yes, because the teen admitted Grand Theft Auto was his inspiration.

C) No, because courts have consistently found it is not foreseeable that playing certain video games or viewing certain websites would result in murder.

D) Yes, because studies have shown a link between violent video games and real-life violence.

E) No, because the game makers were not personally in the car at the time of the incident.

28) While out for a bike ride, Huifen sees a child playing alone and unsupervised near the road. Which of the following is true?

A) She must render assistance to the child only if she can do so without peril to herself.

B) She must come to the child's assistance only because a child is involved.

C) She must render assistance to the child only if she is acquainted with the child's parents.

D) Because the law holds that every U.S. citizen holds the duty to help a stranger in peril, she must come to the child's assistance.

E) She has no duty to render assistance to the child.

29) Kim negligently hits Lennithia with her car. Which of the following is true?

A) Kim has a duty to come to the aid of Lennithia only if no one else is willing to do so.

B) Kim has a duty to come to the aid of Lennithia only if police are not on the scene within a reasonable amount of time.

C) Kim has a duty to come to the aid of Lennithia because she negligently hit her.

D) Kim has no duty to come to the aid of Lennithia.

E) Kim has a duty to come to the aid of Lennithia only if Lennithia has no insurance.

30) Clients who feel that they have suffered damages as a result of a professional's breach of his or her duty of care can bring a negligence case against the professional referred to as a ________ case.

A) Malfeasance

B) Physician guilty

C) Malpractice

D) Mistake

E) Physician liability

 

 

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