Chapter 29 Assignment

Chapter 29 Assignment - was committed outside of the scope...

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Kathleen Basurto 4/19/2016 Business Law-2211-NET04 Instructor – Susan Horn Case 29.1 – Scope of Employment Question 1: Is Goldick’s negligent conduct committed within the scope of his employment for Lapp Roofing, thus making Lapp Roofing liable? Goldick’s negligent conduct was not committed within the scope of his employment for Lapp Roofing. There was no way that Lapp could foresee the events that transpired nor be prepared for them. The conduct does not meet any of the criteria stated in the Restatement (second) of Agency. The negligent conduct was committed outside of normal working hours. Goldick was not hired to get drunk and run people over in the company vehicle. He definitely wasn’t considering his employers when he decided to get drunk and it is highly unlikely that Lapp expected him to do so. With these taken into consideration, Goldick’s negligent conduct
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Unformatted text preview: was committed outside of the scope of his employment. Case 29.5 – Imputed Knowledge Question 1: Is Boulevard liable? Yes, Boulevard is liable under the legal rule of Imputed Knowledge. The fact that there was a milk carton, a can, and even a cookie sheet in the ceiling to catch leaking water from the heating and air conditioning unit is proof that Boulevard agents were aware of the leaks and Boulevard should have known and divulged those defects to Iota Management. Even though the contract indicates that the sale of the property is in as-is condition, the statement made by Boulevard that they have no actual notice of any defects to the plumbing amongst other things is a moot point based on the findings during the remodel of the property....
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