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Business law - Hochster v. De La Tour

Read Hochster v. De La Tour 1. Was Hochster required to file an action for breach of contract immediately upon being notified that De La Tour was repudiating? 2. What reasons support the nonbreaching party's right to institute an action immediately when there is an anticipatory breach? 3. How long does the breaching party h

Business Law question

Jenkins v. Eckerd Corporation questions: 1. After reading the case, explain the Parole Evidence Rule. 2. Have you ever been the victim of a parole evidence rule violation? 3. Do you agree with the parole evidence rule? Explain.

Short answer questions

1. What are some differences to the employer between having employees and independent contractors working for him? 2. Religion is protected by Title Vll. What does an employer have to do to meet a religious need of an employee? What is this standard called? 3. What is Affirmative Action? How is it different from Title Vll emp

Public Procurement Contracts: What constitutes force majeure?

Force majeure is a universally adopted provision in procurement contracts. What constitutes force majeure? Further, termination of public procurement contracts is also not uncommon. What are the common grounds for the termination of a public procurement contract? Can warranties be enforced?

Regulatory bodies

Of the several regulatory bodies, which has the most effect on companies? Why? Do both public and nonpublic or not-for-profit organizations comply with the regulations of all regulatory bodies? Why or why not? Are there gray areas? How do companies assure compliance with regulations? How does your company comply? Any thoughts on

Three advantages of an S Corp. over a Partnership

1.What are three advantages of an S Corp. over a Partnership? Give examples of each one. 2.What is Piercing the Corporate Veil? When does it happen? 3.What are three negatives of an S Corporation? 4.What is double taxation? Provide an example. 5.What is unlimited liability? 6.Who hires the management that runs a publicly

State Law

Miguel buys a truck in Texas, then moves to Washington. A year later, he is driving his truck in Oklahoma, and causes an accident by running into another car, whose driver is from Florida. In what states will the other driver be able to sue Miguel? Texas? Washington? Florida? Oklahoma? State the reasons for your answer. Re

This is an explaination of the law of non-contradiction. It is illustrated by a personal daily struggle that is an example of the law of noncontradiction and the challenges posed to beliefs and decisions.

The law of non-contradiction as stated by Aristotle: "It is impossible for the same thing to belong and not to belong at the same time to the same thing and in the same respect" According to Allan Bloom, "the earliest-known explicit statement of the principle of

Gay, Unfit for Duty, Independent Contractor, Non-Competition

Question One You are the owner of a catering business. One of your sales reps is gay. He has just returned from Iowa, where he was married to his long term partner. He is well liked, generally, by all of the employees. He has also decided that he wants to leave his job and has been sending out resumes and responses on Monst

Data Collection Techniques and Overview of Legal Issues

Phase Five Overview of Data Collection Techniques ? Complete Phase Five: Overview of Data Collection Techniques. Prepare an overview of data collection techniques. Include ? Records tracking ? Assessment centers ? Assessment instruments ? In baskets ? Leaderless group discussions ? Nonverbal tests ? Situational tes

Legal Risk and Opportunity in Employment

Use the NewCorp Legal Scenarios to answer the following questions: o What liability does NewCorp have? o What regulatory and compliance requirements and legal principles, such as statutory or case law, are relevant to this situation? 963 words, two references

Information technology tangible and intellectual property issues

Identify which tangible and intellectual properties are significant to information technology, what managers in the industry might do to protect an organization's property rights, and what they must do to ensure an organization protects others' intellectual property rights? 522 words including bullet list for expansion

mcq Questions 31-40 need help

Question 31 When a warranty covers the future performance of goods, the breach occurs: A. at the time the buyer should have discovered the defect in the product. B. anytime within four years after the buyer discovers the defect. C. anytime within ten years after the buyer discovers the defect. D. none of the above

Puerto Rico Accounting Rules and Laws

You are asked to consult a friend who is opening a business in Puerto Rico. Your friend is unfamiliar with the accounting rules and laws that he or she must follow. Discuss the accounting laws that will be relevant to your friend's business. Refer to for information about Puerto Rico accounting laws

Business law: practice exam questions

Mr. A, a national of State X which is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and its first Protocol, was arrested by the police in October 2005 in the context of terrorist bombings that took place in the capital of this state and have left many people killed or seriously wounded. Mr. A was beaten up,

1.What are the elements of a negligence cause of action? "The elements of a cause of action for negligence are 1) legal duty to use due care; 2) a breach of that duty, 3) a reasonably close casual connection between that breach and the plaintiff's resulting injury, and actual lost or damage to the plaintiff." (Mathews and Lancaster, 1981). 2.Describe each one and give an example. Due Care is classified as an individual or business owners responsibility to foresee potential danger and acts in accordance with all practicality, laws, regulations etc. to prevent injury to innocent bystanders and/or patrons. Example: A restaurant owner instructs an employee to mop the floor (note: if floors are wet and a patron slips and falls the organization would be liable for all damages if the patron was unaware that the floor was wet), due care is exercised when the owner/manager insists that the worker puts cones around the mopped area that states that the floor is wet to inform patrons to use caution when walking in or around the mopped area. Breach of Duty-Duty is considered breached if the individual knowingly exposes one to be harmed knowing the consequences. "A defendant who did not realize he was exposing another to harm, but should have recognized the probability that any reasonable person would have recognized has breached his duty as well." (Shestokas, 2009). Example: A medical facility that does not take the necessary precautions to ensure the patient's safety. For instance, the Endoscopic center in Nevada came under scrutiny for nurses and MA's (medical assistants) reusing disposable needles on patients which resulted in infecting patients with Hepatitis C. The organization knows that reusing needles on a plethora of patients is wrong and hazardous therefore they neglected their obligations as healthcare professionals and have since then closed their practice.

1.What are the elements of a negligence cause of action? "The elements of a cause of action for negligence are 1) legal duty to use due care; 2) a breach of that duty, 3) a reasonably close casual connection between that breach and the plaintiff's resulting injury, and actual lost or damage to the plaintiff." (Mathews and L

Business Law Case 1

Facts: A well-known pharmaceutical company, Robins & Robins, is working through a public scandal. Three popular medications which they sell over-the-counter have been determined to be tainted with small particles of plastic explosive. It has not yet been determined where the plastic explosives came from, but over $8 million in

Elements to Prove Defenses

TCOs F & G. Laura Etheridge and Rita O'Donnell, the CEO and Creative Director of Clean Clothes (a Texas based lesbian women's clothing line) brainstormed together and came up with a tagline for their new slacks line: "Masculine Attitude, Feminine Fit." They market the product on YouTube, Twitter, and Face Book showcasing th

Burden of proof in a criminal case, civil case, Higher standards

1. What is the burden of proof in a criminal case? What is the burden of proof in a civil case? Which is the higher standard? Why? 2."The duty of care unfairly burdens business owners." Start by defining duty of care. Then debate this statement using appropriate examples. 3. Ruth carelessly parks her car on a steep h

The elements of a negligent tort

Tort relates to civil wrongs that do not originate from contracts. One of the types of torts is those that emerge from negligence. Negligence is a tort in which the plaintiff seeks monetary damages. In case of negligence, the plaintiff needs to indicate that all the elements of negligence tort are present otherwise he loses the

HR: How to Minimize Occurrence of Unsafe Acts

4. If you were the HR/safety manager in your organization how would you go about minimizing the occurrence of unsafe acts on the part of employees? 5. What are some future trends and challenges for human resource (HR) management? What can HR do to support the organization's strategies for growth and quality? How can techn

Standardized,power and politics

2. What issues involving power and politics are involved in moving from a setting that encouraged faculty empowerment to one that required much more standardization of instruction? How would you deal with those issues if you were involved in university administration? Besides a poor fit between course design and the instructo

Business Law

Will E. Chancit, a 36-year-old attorney, was killed when his Ford Fairlane collided with some metal fence on the Harbor Freeway in Los Angeles. He was traveling at a speed between 50 and 70 mph. What happened was this: a city of Los Angeles construction crew had placed a "left lane closed ahead" sign with a "60 mph" speed lim

Tax Law:

Define the objectives of modern income tax statutes. (at least 3) Compare and contrast GAAP and tax accounting. Explain why they are different. (at least 3) Differentiate between tax avoidance and tax evasion. Research your readings, the Internet, and other resources to support your argument. about 400 words, three ref

Business Law Issues: Three practice problems with responses

1. To what extent should "Speech" over the Internet be regulated? Should the Internet be treated like television, or should different standards apply? Or is the Internet more like print media such as books or newspapers? How does Business 'speech' differ from an individuals 'speech'? Give reasons for your positions. 2.Bo