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Enforcable Contract

Myron, 21, does not have medical insurance. He was taken to the emergency room in an unconscious state. The ER physicians determined that he needed a pacemaker surgically implanted in order to save his life. A cardiac surgeon successfully performed the surgery. One month later, Myron received a bill for $30,000. He refuse

The U.S. Constitution and Presidential Veto

Please help with the following question. Locate the U.S. Constitution by using an online source. Review the U.S. Constitution and then answer the following questions. What article and section addresses the subject of a presidential veto of a bill passed by the House and the Senate? What is necessary in order for the Hou

Nature of Law: who is liable to MacPherson? Buick or the retail dealer?

Please help with the following problem found in the textbook: Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment 13th edition written by Jane Mallor, A. James Barnes, Thomas Bowers, and Arlen W. Langvardt (2007). Please answer question in detail. 9. One wheel of a pre-1916 automobile manufactured by the Buick Mo

Federal employment laws on mental or physical health issues

Are there any federal employment laws or regulations that protect an employee of 10 years who was previously a model employee who is now a problem due to personal problems (such as a divorce, inability to obtain childcare for a handicapped child, and chronic depression)? She's currently seeing a psychiatrist for depression but s

Almsick Construction, P18-6 Percentage of completion & Contract Completed Method

See attached file. P18-6 (Long-Term Contract with Interim Loss) On March 1, 2007, Franziska van Almsick Construction Company contracted to construct a factory building for Sandra Volker Manufacturing Inc. for a total contract price of $8,400,000. The building was completed by October 31, 2009. The annual contract costs inc

Correcting an Email and Negativity

Can someone please read the below e-mail and make any suggestions/comments on how not to sound like I am annoyed? I am the one writining this e-mail and I need it re-written to sound better. I am frustrated and I don't want to come across that way. I don't feel this is my responsibility. It should be the responsibility of the

Benefits of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx)

Consider the internal control process required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Do you think the expenses of implementing better internal controls are offset by the benefits of having the controls?

Rights: Ex-right, Value of a right and subscription price.

Rights: Summit Corp.'s stock is currently selling at $13 per share. There are 1 million shares outstanding. The firm is planning to raise $2 million to finance a new project. What are the ex-rights stock price, the value of a right, and the appropriate subscription prices under the following scenarios? a. Two shares of outsta

Article Review

1.Need to know the article synopsis. 2. What are the legal issues? 3. What is the managerial perspective? (how the legal issues affect business) The article is attached. Contracts: Deal or No Deal? Copyright American Physical Therapy Association Jul 2006 [Headnote] What basic elements make contracts valid and enforc

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) rules

Can you help find me a recent example where SOX rules have "saved" a company or the general public from a loss.

Cyber and business law

You work for a national fast-food chain as a store manager. Recently, the CEO and CFO of your corporation were indicted for securities law violations. The violations were actually a series od accounting frauds committed by you and a group of other restaurant managers who were skimming profits off the top from your store receipts

Business Law

Some states have proposed or enacted legislation that mandates a portion of punitive damage awards be given to the state. What might be the rationale behind this approach? Do you think this approach is fair? Keep in mind the differences between compensatory and punitive damages.

Matching Tort Law Exercise

Please see attached Appendix. Appendix E Matching Tort Exercise* Differentiate between intentional torts against persons, intentional torts against property, and torts based on negligence. Use the text book to help you find answers. Example Check box for each example under the category that fits it best Intentional Tort

Business law: strict liability doctrine, promissory estoppel, nonperformance, UCC

I need help with the following questions. These are short answer questions and need proper APA citations were appropriate. 1. How does the strict liability doctrine apply to the practice of accounting? Give examples. 2. What privacy and security issues arise when conducting business on the internet? Give examples. 3. When

Business Law: Risk in Activities

Please help with the following problem. Think back in your life to recall any instances in which you took part in inherently risky behavior. It is not as devious as it sounds. Many of our daily activities have risk: driving, flying, using power tools, certain recreational activities, etc. The idea is that you assumed the ris

Court Case Briefs: Write four business briefs fo listed court cases

I need assistance writing four business briefs on the following court cases: Business and the Bill of Rights http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=000&invol=06-1321 Administrative Agency http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data2/circs/9th/0370379p.pdf Torts Relating to Business http://caselaw.lp.fin

Corporate Risk: Measurement Techniques

I have to answer the questions below in 250 words. I have been reading the chapter and don't fully understand these questions. #1. What is a forward contract? How is a forward contract used to manage risk? Under what circumstances is this instrument most appropriately used?

Tort Law

Which torts could potentially impact your workplace? (healthcare)

Grocery, Inc. sued Masterpiece for breach of contract & performance. Who wins?

Scenario: Grocery, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department. a. Practice Assign

Business Law: Negligence and Precedence

a. Explain the significance of legal precedent. b. Describe the elements of negligence. c. How does an intentional tort differ from negligence? d. Describe what is meant by the "battle of the forms"? e. What are the elements of promissory estoppel? f. What is a statute of limitation? g. What are the requireme

Employment Law situation(s) at a credit card company or call center.

Employment Law Discuss specific employment situations and issues that could or would happen at a credit card company (Telephone Customer Service or Call center), include an employment situation conflicts, questions, grievances, or lawsuits. Analyze the experienced employment situation and describe the legal actions taken to

Due course holder versus simple holder

The advantage of a holder in due course over a simple holder of an instrument is that the holder in due course can: A. Transfer the instrument to others, thus using it as a substitute for money. B. Collect on the instrument even if it has been forged. C. Collect punitive damages from a party who wrongly does not pay a negot