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BUS 415 Final Guide FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com 1) The form of alternative dispute resolution wherein the parties hire someone to review the evidence and make a decision that is binding upon the parties is called A. negotiation B. settlement conference C. conciliation D. arbitration2) The Federal Trade Commission is an example of A. a federal agency created by the federal government B. a corporation subsidized by the federal government C. a branch of the U.S. Supreme Court D. a temporary commission created by executive order that has become permanent
BUS 415 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com 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? State the reasons for your answer. ? Your carefully edited response should be a minimum of 350 words and posted to the thread titled "Week One Discussion Question Two Thread" in the Main forum.
BUS 415 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com No first week of a law course for business students would be complete without soliciting your evaluation of the judicial merits of the now famous or more aptly put, infamous, McDonalds hot coffee case. In February, 1992, Stella Liebeck, then 79, was sitting in the passenger seat of her grandson's car. He ordered coffee for his grandmother from a McDonalds drive through window. The coffee was served in a lidded Styrofoam cup which the grandson immediately handed to Stella. The grandson drove forward slightly and momentarily halted the car so that Stella could add cream and sugar to her coffee. She placed the coffee cup between her knees and while attempting to remove the lid, the entire cup of coffee spilled into her lap. Although she was wearing sweatpants at the time, she was severely burned suffering 3rd degrees burns on 6% of her body including her thighs, buttocks and genital and groin areas, and spent eight days in the hospital during which she had a number of skin grafts.
BUS 415 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Ethics Case Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Individual Assignment: Business Ethics Case Read Business Ethics Case 3.5 at the end of Chapter 3 of The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce. and the opinion in Calder v. Jones referenced in the case (the opinion is readily available by just Googling “Calder v. Jones). After reading the case and the opinion, answer the following questions in a paper of no more than 750 words and post the paper to Assignments (Ignore the questions in the textbook): Was it ethical for the two individual defendants (other than the National Enquirer) to try to avoid being sued in California? Are the two individual defendants subject to personal jurisdiction in California? Why or why not?
BUS 415 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com 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 her neighbor in the eye and causing permanent damage. What kind of tort claim does the neighbor have? Who are the possible defendants? Your carefully edited response should be a minimum of 350 words and posted to the thread titled "Week Two Discussion Question One Thread" in the Main forum.
BUS 415 Week 2 Discussion Question 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Felix is a school bus driver. He is driving children home from school one day, when he is distracted by a fight in the back of the bus. He turns to see what is happening behind him, and accidentally strikes and kills two twins riding bicycles in the bike lane. One twin is a brain surgeon, and the other is a garbage collector. Each has dependents. Explain how damages will be calculated for each victim, and why the families will collect different amounts. Is this a fair system? Why or why not?Your carefully edited response should be a minimum of 350 words and posted to the thread titled "Week Two Discussion Question Two Thread" in the Main forum.
BUS 415 Week 2 Discussion Question 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Paulette is the owner of the Rock On Mobile Home Park. For several years, Albert regularly collected rent for Paulette from the tenants of the mobile home park. Recently, Paulette learned that Albert pocketed some rent he collected, so Paulette fired Albert, and revoked his authority to collect rent payments from tenants. However, neither Paulette nor Albert told any tenants of Albert's termination. Yesterday, Albert went around to Theresa’s mobile home and asked for the rent. Theresa paid Albert the money owed to Paulette. Albert never gave this money to Paulette. Is Theresa liable to pay Paulette? Why or why not? What legal principle did you apply? Discuss an agent’s obligations toward his principal. Your carefully edited response should be a minimum of 350 words and posted to the thread titled "Week Two Discussion Question Three Thread" in the Main forum.
BUS 415 Week 2 Individual Assignment State of Confusion Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Individual Assignment: State of Confusion Paper The state of Confusion enacted a statute requiring all trucks and towing trailers that use its highways to use a B-type truck hitch. This hitch is manufactured by only one manufacturer in Confusion. The result of this statute is that any trucker who wants to drive through Confusion must stop and have the new hitch installed, or drive around Confusion. The federal government has not made any attempt to regulate the truck hitches used on the nation’s highways. Tanya Trucker, who owns a trucking company in the state of Denial, is not happy about the additional expense this statute imposes on her business. She intends to file suit against Confusion to overturn the statute. Write a 900- to 1,400-word paper addressing the following questions: What court will have jurisdiction over Tanya’s suit? Why? Is the Confusion statute constitutional? Discuss your legal reasoning. What provisions of the U.S. Constitution will be applied by a court to determine the statute’s validity? Is Tanya likely to prevail on her suit? Explain the reasons for your answer. Set forth in detail the stages of a civil suit.
BUS 415 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Wilbur, who has difficulty making up his mind for most of his 29 years, was sitting around on Sunday, with some of his friends. At one point, he says, "I'm going to try to sell my car, and if I can get an offer close to $9,000 I'm going to take it." Andy, one of the friends, thinks to himself that this might be a good deal. The following events occur later that same week. Monday: Wilbur arranges with the local newspaper for an advertisement to run beginning on Saturday, which will say, "1997 Honda Prelude, excellent, 1st $8,000 takes it. See it at 1902 Maple Street." Thursday: Andy delivers a note to Wilbur, which Wilbur reads later on Thursday. The note says, "I'll will take your car for $9,000" and is signed by Andy. Wilbur never responds to this note. Friday: Wilbur thinks he may have underpriced the car and calls the newspaper to cancel or modify his advertisement. It is too late to cancel or modify the advertisement for Saturday's paper and the ad runs on Saturday in the paper as originally stated. A new ad will start on Sunday which does not mention a price but Wilbur expects the car should bring close to $10,000.
BUS 415 Week 3 Discussion Question 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com After have a full opportunity to examine the subject computer system, Turner entered into a contract withDr. Unger to design and install a billing program for Dr. Unger’s dental practice for a flat fee of $2,000. After entering into the contract with Dr. Unger, Turner subsequently realized that the task would require several more hours of programming effort than she originally anticipated from her pre contract review of the subject computer system, Turner informed Dr. Unger that she could not complete the work for less than $3,000. Dr. Unger reluctantly stated that he would pay the additional $1,000 and confirmed this in writing, but upon completion of the work refused to pay Turner more than $2,000. Is Turner entitled to the remaining $1,000? Hint, if the answer to this question seems complete obvious, then think again.
BUS 415 Week 3 Team Assignment Synopsis of Tort Cases Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Hazel is 84, and suffers from debilitating arthritis. Sometimes, she can barely walk. Every time Hazel has been unable to get around, her neighbor Ruth cooks and cleans for her until she feels better. Hazel has offered to pay Ruth, but Ruth always declines. One day when Hazel is feeling well, she and Ruth eat out in a restaurant, and Hazel tells Ruth she is going to leave her $50,000 in her will. Six months later, Hazel dies without leaving a will. Can Ruth successfully sue Hazel’s estate for $50,000? State the legal reasons for your answer. Do not argue that Ruth can’t prove that Hazel made the promise as this question is not about the rules of evidence so assume that every fact stated in the scenario has been proved. If it makes you happier, assume the waiter overheard the promise and will so testify.
BUS 415 Week 3 Team Assignment Synopsis of Tort Cases Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Learning Team Assignment: Synopsis of Tort Cases Paper Write a minimum of a 350-word synopsis for each scenario in which you answer the following statements: o Indentify each possible tort action by stating the legal claim and the plaintiff and defendant for the legal claim o Provide an analysis of how each possible tort action will be resolved, which will involve stating the key legal elements of each tort claim and also describing any viable legal defenses that the defendant may have Scenario 1: Daniel and his son Ruben, age 8, go to a football game. The quarterback drops back to throw a pass, and is hit by an opposing player, breaking the quarterback’s arm, and sending the ball into the stands, injuring a fan. The referee calls this an incomplete pass, which upsets Malik, a fan seated next to Ruben. Malik jumps up to yell at the referee, spilling his cold beer on Ruben. Daniel is upset to see Ruben’s enjoyment spoiled this way, and shoves Malik. As Malik falls, he grabs onto the railing, which gives way under his weight. Malik’s face hits the aisle steps, knocking out two of his front teeth. An usher takes Malik to the first aid station.
BUS 415 Week 4 Discussion Question 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Tom inherited his father’s landscaping business, and incorporated the business after he read an article in Lawn News, advising landscaping businesses to incorporate. Tom has been sued by a customer, whose prize rose bushes were accidentally damaged by a landscaper employed by Tom’s corporation. This incident occurred subsequent to the formation of the corporation. Tom called his attorney, Hector, to represent him in the lawsuit. When Hector asked for the corporate minutes, Tom said, “What corporate minutes?” Hector advised Tom that his personal assets could be taken if he lost the suit, but Tom said, “No, don’t worry! I’m a corporation; I have no personal liability!” Is Tom correct? Identify and discuss the legal principle that would be applied by a court to resolve this issue, and predict the outcome of the suit against Tom.
BUS 415 Week 4 Discussion Question 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Ethan began working as a printer at Bilson's Art Studio in 1996. During his employment, Ethan was a good worker, did not create any trouble, and was viewed by management as a "relatively passive personality." In February of 1999, Ethan was physically attacked by another employee, Stan, without provocation. It was not the first time Stan had attacked a coworker. Approximately eight years earlier, Stan had attacked another employee, Vu, inflicting injuries serious enough to require stitches. Both Stan and Vu continued working for Bilson's after that incident. According to Ethan, the incident at issue in this case began when Stan approached Ethan and another worker and started screaming at them. Stan then grabbed a piece of wood and began swinging it at Ethan, possibly hitting him in the arm. Stan then took up either a hammer or a box of screws and hit Ethan with it. At that point, Ethan fled the room, but Stan began following him.
BUS 415 Week 4 Discussion Question 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Note: Please do not attempt to look up this case on the Internet; I want your initial response and subsequent discussion to based on your own analysis and the textbook. I will post the actual opinion in this case at the end of our discussion. Peterson was employed in the Boise, Idaho office of Hewlett-Packard for almost 21 years prior to his termination. The parties do not dispute that Peterson's job performance was satisfactory. The conflict between Peterson and Hewlett-Packard arose when the company began displaying "diversity posters" in its Boise office as one component of its workplace diversity campaign. The first series consisted of five posters, each showing a photograph of a Hewlett-Packard employee above the caption "Black," "Blonde," "Old," "Gay," or "His-panic."
BUS 415 Week 4 Team Assignment FoodmartInc Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Learning Team Assignment: Foodmart, Inc. Paper Foodmart, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Foodmart has stores throughout the United States. Brian McDonald works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeremy Atwater, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Brian in the produce department. Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper with detailed answers to the following scenarios: o Foodmart contracted with Masterpiece Construction to renovate the store on Main Street in My Town. Masterpiece, unable to complete the renovation within the 6-month time limit due to an increase in new contracts, subcontracted the job to Build Them to Fall Construction. Foodmart was unaware of the subcontract.
BUS 415 Week 5 Individual Assignment Business Entities, Laws and Regulations Paper FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus415mart.com Individual Assignment: Business Entities, Laws, and Regulations Paper Restaurant/bar: Lou and Jose plan to open a sports bar and restaurant where customers socialize and watch sporting events on large-screen TVs that hang around the bar. They do not have much money, but they do have Miriam, a wealthy investor who does not have time to participate in the business, but wants to provide capital to start the business in return for a percentage ownership. Extermination business: Frank is a wealthy investor who plans to open a chain of exterminating businesses across the United States. Professional practice: Akiva and Tara have just completed all educational and experiential requirements to be licensed as obstetricians. They want to open a birth clinic together. They will take out a large loan to finance start-up costs.
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