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Business Administration
BUSI 3623
Randall Balcome

Jimmys Trucking Ltd has sued Hoffa Security Inc in tort Jimmys accuses Hoffa of committing torts that resulted in substantial economic losses The evidence indicates that aside from Jimmys specific allegations in tort Hoffa did not act in an unlawful or unauthorized way The evidence further indicates that while Hoffas actions were directed toward Jimmys Hoffa did not specifically intend to injure Jimmys economic interests On these facts Hoffa may be liable foro direct inducement to breach of contract but not indirect inducement to breach of contractThe tort of unlawful interference with economic relations o requires proof that among other things the defendant acted with an intention to injure the plaintiffSweety Cola and Bubbly Cola are competitors in the cola market As part of a recent advertising campaign Sweety claimed that its cola has zero calories Bubblys cola has caused cancer in laboratory rats Bubbly sells its cola in bottles that actually belong to other beverage manufacturers and Bubbly sells its cola in bottles that are designed to make consumers believe that they are buying Sweetys cola Bubbly has sued Sweety for the tort of injurious falsehood Sweety may be held liable if o Bubbly Cola has not caused cancer in laboratory ratsBrownie Inc and Chewy Ltd are competitors in the chocolate bar market Their trade war involves several facts First as part of a recent advertising campaign Brownie claimed that claimed that its
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