Discussion 5.1: case analysis: dietz v. finlay fine jewelry


Discussion 5.1: Case Analysis: Dietz v. Finlay Fine Jewelry

Read Dietz v. Finlay Fine Jewelry, 754 N.E. 2d 958 (Ind. App. 2001) on page 650-652 in your textbook. Post your answers to question 1 through 4 found at the end of the case. Dou you agree with this decision? Support your answer with additional cases or research, if you wish. I will need references. I will need about 250-350 words.

1.) What were the legal issues in this case? What did the court decide?

2.) What was the basis of Dietz’s privacy tort claim? Her infliction of emotional distress claim? Why were they rejected?

3.) What was the basis of her false imprisonment claim? Her defamation claim? Why was she allowed to go to trial on them? Is she likely to prevail at trial?

4.) What, if anything, should this employer do differently?