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What types of agency relationships exist at work

What types of agency relationships do you come across at work, and how do they affect your business? What lessons can you extract from agency law to avoid or lessen the risk of legal liability?

Intentional Torts Against Persons and Against Property

You are invited to attend a meeting with the firm partners and staff working on the call center contract situation. You are told at the beginning of the meeting that relations between your firm and a client have broken down. First, your law firm has learned that the client has been intercepting your firm's mail and reading it. S

Federal Law and Regulations on the Equity Wages and Benefits

Discussion Question #1: Discuss a federal law, regulation, or case that is relevant to the topic of wages and benefits. Are there any problems with the regulation? Has anyone proposed recommendations for change to it? Please put the subject of the law/regulation/case that you are discussing in the subject line. Discussio

HIPAA (1996) Rules for Technology

Which of the rules that make up the HIPAA law affect technology in a Health Care or Human Service organization? Can you summarize the relevant rules?

Business Law Discussion Questions

1. Bob is at the Boston Biceps Bodybuilding Club riding an exercise bike. Bob wants to change the station on the television which is mounted high on a nearby wall. He reaches for the remote control device, and finds that another member has accidentally taken the remote control device and left behind a cellular phone. Bob drags t

Law and ethics

To what extent do you think enhanced surveillance technology will make our society safer?

Parol Evidence Rule

Parol Evidence Rule says that if a written contract is a complete and final statement of the parties' agreement, any prior or comtemporaneous oral or written statements that alter, contradict, or are in addition to the terms of the written contract are inadmissable in court regarding a dispute over the contract. Basically, w


Briefly defines FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA Describes one current issue that employers should be or are concerned with under each act. For each current issue identified, describes why this issue has occurred. Describes what, if any, penalties a company may incur for violating each of the acts or for unsuccessfully chal

Family Benefits

The definition of family has changed considerably over the years. Your question for debate is: Who should be covered under these highly regulated benefits? Should the definition of family be altered or deleted when structuring benefit plans? Much of the rationale is directed at the unfair bias in benefits for traditional f

Business Law - Tort Liability and Ethics Question

1. Is proof of a "bad motive" essential to imposing tort liability? Why or why not? 2. Tom Peters in his new book "Re-imagine" relates the case study of GE Power Systems. GE Power Systems used to be a provider of "manufactured boxes" for electricity - transformers, generators, turbines, etc. - commodities all. They changed th

Business Law - Employment Agreement and Discrimination

1. Should an employer be permitted to screen candidates for employment using genetic testing? Support your answer. 2. Is "at will" employment good for the economy? Support your answer. 3. Should weight be a BFOQ? Why or why not? Support your answer.

Debate Format - Exclusionary Rule: Should it be abolished?

Essay form, 500-700 words, APA format with APA citations from 3 + academic sources; PRO Counter-point (CON) the rule should not be abolished - support the exclusionary rule, address why this position, identify the fallacies underlying the position after reviewing: Debating Crime: Rhetoric and Reality, Belmont, CA; Wadsworth/Thom

What is it called when some one makes it illegal to say a certain phrase?

What is it called when some one makes it illegal to say a certain phrase? Like the boxing announcer who says "lets get ready to rumble" or Paris Hilton saying "that's hot" I heard that no one else are allowed to say these sayings. Can people really sue another one for saying their sayings and if they can on what grounds can t

Risk management and three legal issues: best pitcher hits his wife at a local club

I need help with the question and this little scenario. As the risk manager for a baseball team, your best pitcher hit his wife at a local club. The team needs his services, but the city and the risk manager are appalled by his criminal condut. The team is flooded with calls as to how the matter is going to be handled and what i

Business Law Case Question: Implied and Express Warranties

[Bell Sports, Inc. v Yarusso~ 759 A.2d 582 (Del. 2000)] NOTE: THIS IS A Implied and Express Warranties NOT product liability case In 1991, Brian Yarusso catapulted over the handlebars on his off-road motorcycle while traveling over a series of dirt moguls at a dirt motocross track in Newark, Delaware. He landed on his h

The History and Evolution of Federal Employment Laws

Employment Law Paper Discuss specific employment situations and issues you have encountered. (I am a owner of a manufacturing company) Include what you know about employment conflicts, questions, grievances, lawsuits, etc., by an acquaintance or yourself. Analyze the experienced employment situation and describe the legal ac

Business Law

Chapter 10 3. Calvin Roach, a native -born American of Acadian descent, was fired by Dresser Industrial. Roach claimed that he was fired because of his "Acadian" national origin ("Cajun" descent)and his association with Dresser employees of the same origin. Employer claims that, since there is not and never was such a county

Business Law

Chapter 6 1. A female restaurant employee is on the phone in the kitchen talking to her mother. The chef of the restaurant comes up to the employee, throws off his chef's hat, grabs both the employees arm and begins shaking her violently and screaming at her. She reports this to the police. She is later terminated a sues f

Business Law

What is the importance of the 14th Amendment? explain. (300 + words)

Ethics Dilemma - Business Law

Clean Life, Inc. (CLI) is a world-wide manufacturer of health and beauty products. CLI has a new product, Pure and Innocent Soap, that it is ready to roll out in the market and CLI expects that when the full roll out is complete, Pure and Innocent Soap will generate revenues of over $5B per year. CLI plans to spend $100M on m