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Distinguish Between corporate criminal liablity and vicarious liablity...

By now you should have a basic understanding of vicarious liability as it relates to employee negligent conduct, and corporate negligence. There are instances when an organization or corporation engages in conduct deemed illegal (ENRON is an example outside of healthcare). After reviewing the background material, conduct resea

Synopsis of tort case-Please see the attached scenario

O What tort actions do you see o The identity of potential plaintiffs o The identity of potential defendants and why you see each on as a defendant o The elements of the tort claim that constitute the plaintiffâ??s claim o Any defenses you think defendants might assert o How you think the claim will be resolved, stating le

Case brief

Read the Jenny Jones case brief and in your own words state the law that applies to the case. Please cite the page number of the text where the rule is found. Complete the following ?A brief discussion of the facts of the case. Or in other words "what are the 'issues' in this case?A statement of the Plaintiff's position.

Sure Co. Tort Actions

Assistance is needed with a synopsis: o What tort actions do you see o The identity of potential plaintiffs o The identity of potential defendants and why you see each one as a defendant o The elements of the tort claim that constitute the plaintiffs claim o Any defenses you think defendants migh

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

Tort law is contrasted with other forms.

Walter, a security guard for BUG, learns that Steve really works for WIRETAP. Walter takes Steve to a small soundproof room where he keeps him for six hours. During this time, Walter continues to ask Steve what he is doing at BUG and what information he has given to WIRETAP. Walter tells Steve that he will hurt him if he does no

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

Tort Case: Player Sustains a Career-Ending Injury

Should a hockey player who is injured in a "fight" during a hockey game be entitled to bring a tort claim? Should it matter if the injury was caused by a blow from a hockey stick? What if the player sustains a career-ending injury?

Attractive nuisance doctrine

The Cookes have a private swimming pool in their backyard within a 5' wooden fence and gate that is closed with a latch at the top. The family next door (Anderson) have a 2-year old son, who has played in the pool before and enjoys splashing with the Cookes' dog who spent most of his time within the swimming enclosure. The poo

Discrimination Against a Judge

Please provide your opinion on this after you read the article associated with this link: http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/youre_not_the_boss_of_me/ This is truly a fascinating story. Is this a case of discrimination against a morbidly obese judge or simply a judge out of control?

General Descriptions of Generation X & Y

What are the general descriptions of Generation X? What are the general descriptions of Generation Y? What should the leaders of today understand about these younger employees' preferred work environment? What would be the problems faced by an employer having these employees working alongside employees of older generat

Litigation System

What are some advantages and disadvantages of the civil litigation system in the US?

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 earnings

Could you please help with the following problem. 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 h

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

Strict Liability Scenario

Use the IRAC Formula to cover the rule of law and apply it to the situation. Chen buys a television set manufactured by Quality TV Appliance, Inc. She is going on vacation, so she takes the set to her mother's house for her mother to use. Because the set is defective, it explodes, causing her mother to be seriously injured. C

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