Review the basic concepts associated with establishing an intentional tort by watching the following YOUTUBE video that is an overview of tort law which will help you create and answer the Discussion Posts for Module 4 :
After reviewing the YouTube videos and your textbook, draft a discussion post answering the following question based on the scenario below:
In February of 2014, Ray Rice struck his then – fiancé Janay Palmer in a hotel elevator while intoxicated. Ray Rice was charged with third degree aggravated assault the day before Ray Rice and Janay Palmer were married. The NFL suspended Ray Rice for two games and then ultimately suspended Ray Rice indefinitely. The Ravens terminated his contract the same day he was suspended by the NFL.
Ray Rice then instituted a lawsuit against the Ravens for wrongful termination. Rice settled with the Ravens for over a million dollars in 2 015 and has since blown through the money. Janay now wants a divorce and wishes to pursue a civil lawsuit against Ray Rice for him striking her in February of 2014.
What will she need to prove to prevail?
What hurdles does she face in prevailing in this lawsuit?
Follow the Discussion Post guidelines in the Syllabus.