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Tort Liability and Defenses

1. Mary is cutting weeds at her home. She is unable to trim some weeds she finds, because they grew between the rocks, so she removes the protective guard on the weed trimmer and trims the weeds. There are no warnings on the weed trimmer advising against removing the guard. She hits a rock, which is thrown to the side, hitting

Bankruptcy Law - Chapter 13 bankruptcy

The law firm is very concerned that the client would not be able to pay anyjudgment levied against it by the courts in a civil tort case. Due to recent robberies and legal troubles with the client, your company is worried that the client may have to file bankruptcy. The client has just over $400,000 in debt and is not incorpora

Juvenile system status offender in California

How would the system handled Juvenile status offender. What would be the the decision of the United State supreme Court? If a Juvenile was arrested and considered a false arrest and filed a civil action lawsuit against the arresting officer and city. Nothing was done in superior court then an appeal made to The U.S. Suprem

Who pays attorney's fees?

Should the losing party in a civil lawsuit, such as a discrimination claim or personal injury, always be required to pay the attorney's fees, expenses, and court costs of the prevailing party? Please explain your answer.

Loss of Income is illustrated in a case.

Mary was employed by a restaurant as a waitress. She occasionally carried on business as an illegal hawker on her rest days. On a Sunday morning, she passed a construction site on her way to her parents' home. Suddenly the toolbox felt from the platform and hit Mary. Her head was injured. On her way to the hospital, she had a

Bankruptcy and Reorganization

1. Consider the following cases on Bankruptcy and Reorganization. Petition In March 1988, Daniel E. Beren, John M. Elliot, and Edward, F. Mannino formed Walnut Street Four, a general partnership, to purchase and renovate an office building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They borrowed more than $200,000 from Hamilton Bank to pu

DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS CAUSES OF ACTION THAT CAN BE THE BASIS OF A CLAIM UNDER PRODUCTS LIABILITY***(2)STUDENTS WILL LIST AND DEFINE THE VARIOUS CATEGORIES OF DEFECTS THAT CAN GIVE RISE TO A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE.***(3)DEFINE PRIVITY AND STATE WHETHER PRIVITY IS REQUIRED BEFORE SOMEONE CAN BE SUED IN A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE.

DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS CAUSES OF ACTION THAT CAN BE THE BASIS OF A CLAIM UNDER PRODUCTS LIABILITY***(2)STUDENTS WILL LIST AND DEFINE THE VARIOUS CATEGORIES OF DEFECTS THAT CAN GIVE RISE TO A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE.***(3)DEFINE PRIVITY AND STATE WHETHER PRIVITY IS REQUIRED BEFORE SOMEONE CAN BE SUED IN A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE.

IDENTIFY AND DEFINE THE ELEMENTS OF THE TORT OF

IDENTIFY AND DEFINE THE ELEMENTS OF THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE AND LIST SIX OF THE MAJOR DEFENSES TO THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE. ****IN YOUR OWN WORDS, DEFINE AND GIVE AN EXAMPLE OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY****ALTHOUGH VICARIOUS LIABILITY

Issue, Rule, Application and Conclusion?

The city of San Diego, CA, enacted a city zoning ordinance that prohibited outdoor advertising display signs, including billboards. On-site at a business location were exempted from this rule. The city based the restriction on traffic safety and aesthetics. Metromedia, INC, a company that is in the business of leasing commerc

Bar owner - is Jack liable for negligence to the drunk?

Jack owns a Pub. One evening Jim, a friend and customer, comes into the Pub and orders a drink. Over a period of approximately two hours, Jim orders and drinks a variety of alcoholic beverages. He is now drunk. Shortly before the Pub closes, Jim pays for his drinks and leaves the Pub. Jim gets into his car and drives away. On hi

Analysis of a negligence scenario is achieved.

Carlos delivers pizza for Mama Mia's Pizza Parlor. One of his employer's rules is that delivery employees are never to violate posted speed limits. While traveling 50 miles per hour in a 30-mile-per-hour speed zone, Carlos negligently crashes into a city bus. Is Mama Mia's liable for the injuries caused by Carlos? Discuss.

Tort and Liability case

Tort and Liability -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scenario: BUG, Inc., a company based in Any State, U.S.A., designs, manufactures, and sells electronic recording devises. These devices are used by law enforcement agencies (police, FBI, etc.) to intercept and record sounds an

Tort and Liability are discussed.

Scenario: BUG, Inc., a company based in Any State, U.S.A., designs, manufactures, and sells electronic recording devises. These devices are used by law enforcement agencies (police, FBI, etc.) to intercept and record sounds and voices. The equipment taps into telephone wires, cell phone transmissions, and picks up sounds and voi

Use the IRAC Formula to cover the rule of law and apply it to the situation

Use the IRAC Formula to cover the rule of law and apply it to the situation Quality Computer Company agrees to sell one hundred hard drives to Retail Electronics, Inc. The hard drives, which Retail Electronics expressly requires to have certain amounts of memory, are to be shipped "F.O.B. Retail Electronics distribution c

IRAC Formula is utilized.

Use the IRAC Formula to cover the rule of law and apply it to the situation Colt Firearms Company manufactures a new pistol. The firing of the pis­tol depends on an enclosed high-pressure device. The pistol has been thoroughly tested in two laboratories in the Midwest, and its design and manufacture are in accord with curre

Affirmative Defenses are highlighted.

Factual Situation: Two minors, Bill Jones and Robert Smith, were killed when a soft drink vending machine fell on them and crushed them. At the time that the machine fell on them, they were rocking the machine back and forth and side to side, attempting to steal soft drinks and/or money from the machine. The boys' parents file

Tort Law

Can you please describe a violation of tort law that you are aware of or have been witness to in regards to long-term care or at least the health care field. Your example should be at least in negotiation of settlement stage or ready for trial. Were the rights of the parties protected or violated in your view, and what remedie

20 Legal Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following statements regarding trial courts is false? A) Cases involving significant dollar amounts usually begin at the trial court level. B) Trial courts keep detailed records of their proceedings. C) Determination of the applicable law is the trial judge's responsibility D) The trial court