Presentation on theme: "MIKE TYSONS EAR-BITING DURING BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP VIOLATES NO OBLIGATION TO VIEWERS TOPIC: Contracts BY: Brianna the fab Byard Noelle Woodman Rebecca the."— Presentation transcript:
MIKE TYSONS EAR-BITING DURING BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP VIOLATES NO OBLIGATION TO VIEWERS TOPIC: Contracts BY: Brianna the fab Byard Noelle Woodman Rebecca the bomb higgity Higgins
SUMMARY Mike Tyson bit off opponents ear during match. Tyson was disqualified and many viewers were upset. People who paid to watch wanted a refund, so they sued Tyson, fight promoters, and fight telecasters. They claimed breach of contract, unjust enrichment, fraud, and other accounts. The trial court dismissed the suit and viewers appealed.
KEY WORDS Privity- private or secret knowledge. Breach- the act or a result of breaking; break or rupture. Fraud- deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage. Warranties- an act or an instance of warranting; assurance; authorization; warrant. Unjust Enrichment- A general equitable principle that no person should be allowed to profit at another's expense without making restitution for the reasonable value of any property, services, or other benefits that have been unfairly received and retained.
DECISION The viewers lost their claim because the contract doesnt promise that the fight will end in a disqualification. They paid to see the fight although it didnt end how the wanted.