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The Hagan vs. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Court Case and Decision

With regards to the Hagan v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. case, please discuss the issue the court had to decide, the decision they made and the rationale for their decision. Do you agree with the Court's ruling? Why or why not?

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The issue the court had to decide:

With regards to the Hagan vs. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. case, the court had to decide whether there was negligence on the part of Coca Cola which led to the plaintiffs suffering emotional distress, as well as incurring $8,000 worth of medical expenses. The court also had to decide whether the plaintiffs should be awarded monetary damages even without the evidence of any physical damages. The plaintiffs brought up ...

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With regards to the Hagan v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. case, the court had to decide whether there was negligence on the part of Coca Cola which led to the plaintiffs suffering emotional distress, as well as incurring $8,000 worth of medical expenses. The court also had to decide whether the plaintiffs should be awarded monetary damages even without the evidence of any physical damages. Why did the court make the decision that it made and what was the court's rationale? This solution provides the answers to those questions, as well as my personal opinion.

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