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Other Common Law Torts

Other Common Law Torts

Promissory Fraud Appellate Brief, submitted by Chris Redburn, Appellate Counsel. This appellate brief successfully defended an at-will employee's large jury verdict for promissory fraud. Includes extensive authority showing that at-will employees can sue for promissory fraud even if the underlying promise is not enforceable. Also details how to prove employer's lack of intent to perform promise.

Workers' Compensation Preemption of Emotional Distress Claim, submitted by Dru Anne Keegan. Intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress claims for conduct violating public policy not preempted by Workers Compensation Act.
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Workers' Compensation Preemption of Emotional Distress Claim, submitted by Tali Shaddow. Claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress not preempted by Workers Compensation Act where employer's conduct violates public policy.

Workers' Compensation Preemption of Defamation Claim, submitted by Lauren Mayo-Abrams. Claim for defamation is not preempted by Workers Compensation Act.
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Assault and Battery, submitted by Michael H. Crosby. This brief succinctly summarizes the necessary factual elements of causes of action for assault and battery, then applies these elements to a sexual harassment case.

False Imprisonment , submitted by Michael H. Crosby. The necessary elements of the tort of false imprisonment are outlined in this brief, in the context of a sexual harassment case.

Defamation in Employment, submitted by Christopher Whelan. Thorough synopsis of California law.

False Defenses in Defamation, submitted by Christopher Whelan.
Outlines responses to commonly asserted defenses.

Defamation (and Wrongful Discharge) Complaint, submitted by Chris Whelan.
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Defamation Claims Against Individual Defendant Valid, submitted by Lauren Mayo-Abrams. Exhaustive points and authorities showing that defamation claim may be pursued against manager individually. Briefed in context of motion to remand.
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