Ethical Issues In Erin Brockovich

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The movie “Erin Brockovich” was based on a true story was released in 2000 and directed by Steven Soderbergh and it also brings a number of ethical issues. This movie describes the life of Erin Brockovich who is a battling single parent with three kids who gets to be associated with Ed Masry 's law office in view of an unfortunate car accident, and begins working at his law office to earn income. As her work was filing papers as an assistant, she gets interested with the human nature of medical cases and persuades Ed Masry to permit her to research further. George is doing his best to become a true family member. And Donna a resident of the town of hickley was a patient suffering from tumor. Erin spends various hours inspecting cases and after several hours she finds a connection between the community members from hinkley, CA and an organization by the name of Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), who have a plant in hinkley. There were several health problems in hinkley, because of the hexavalent chromium included in the water. Erin persuades all the plaintiffs to sign along and fight against the PG&E corporation and actually PG&E lost and had to pay a settlement amount of $333 million that which are then to be evenly allotted to the plaintiffs.
Ethical issues in the movie:
The primary business moral
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Lastly George Erin’s boyfriend becomes weary of the time that he had taken out for Erin and her children while losing his interest and missing his companions also. He leaves Erin because he thought that he wasn’t rewarded for his commitments towards Erin’s children and Erin also. So this behavior shows 2nd stage of kohlber’s moral development, George returns after several days past and he see’s that how Erin had developed his love for her kids and how she has been putting in his efforts, so George now tries to prove to Erin that he also can be a true family members. So he develops to stage 3rd of kohlber’s moral development, by taking care of her
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