Assignment 7: Prepare a memorandum of law on whether your state would allow punitive damages
against the retail store and/or manufacturer based on the facts of the Mosley case.
Assignment 8: You have been assigned to work on the Mosley case with Plaintiffs’ attorney,
Theodore Tyson. Mr. Tyson has asked you to prepare a settlement demand letter to the Defendant
for his signature. You hope to resolve this case without filing suit. Your clients have already agreed
to settle the case immediately for $100,000; however, this offer is only valid for seven working days.
Make sure you include the basis for Defendant’s liability.
Mosley v. Okeedokee Weight, Inc
LIST OF CHARACTERS
Plaintiffs: Lauren and James Mosley,
husband and wife
Attorney for Plaintiffs: Mr. Theodore Tyson, Esq.,
Tyson, Edison & Vogue
The Brockton Liberty Building
501 West Tenth Street
Starville, Brockton 00012-4532
Paralegal to Theodore Tyson: Stephanie Vien
Defendant: OkeeDokee Weight, Inc.
Attorney for Defendant: Veronica Sears
Montgomery, Sears & Ward
473 Courtside Street
Starville, Brockton 00011
Paralegal to Veronica Sears: Michael Carmel
Treating Physician: Dr. Brian Young
Specialist Physician: Dr. Arthur Friedman,
Investigator, Dept of Health &
Human Services, FDA: Bryant Papp
Expert doctor retained by Plaintiffs: Dr. Earl Girdler
Witness: Amanda Westheimer
Lauren Mosley’s girlfriend who
recommended Zap Fat
Judge: Janet Austin