Business Torts and Ethics Paper

Business Torts and Ethics Paper

You own University Heights Apartments, a business that rents primarily to students. One evening, your tenant Sharon is attacked by an intruder who forces the lock on the sliding glass door of her ground-floor apartment. Sharon’s screams attract the attention of Darryl, your resident manager, who comes to Sharon’s aid. Together, Darryl and Sharon drive the intruder off, but not before they both are badly cut by the intruder.

Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words answering the questions posed by this scenario.
Is the intruder liable for any civil actions based on what he has done Why or why not
Is the landlord liable for any civil actions based on what the intruder has done Why or why not
Regardless of your conclusions in the preceding question, does the landlord have ethical responsibilities to Sharon and Darryl Explain. If there are ethical responsibilities, what are they Explain the ethical theory that supports your conclusions.
What should the landlord do to prevent or mitigate risks of similar incidents to the one described herein
Cite to at least four scholarly references.

 
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