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L203 – Business Law Applied Learning Assignment #3 Liability Analysis This assignment is required . The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate ability to apply course concepts to analyze potential claims arising out of a set of facts. Maximum Possible Points : The maximum number of points you may earn for this assignment is 50 . You are to work on this assignment alone without assistance from others; however, you may use your text, class lectures and your notes in completing the assignment. Points earned from this assignment will be added to your total point score for the semester. (See the course syllabus for the course grading scale.) Due Date : This is an out-of-class assignment and is to be turned in no later than the beginning of class on the due date. See the Course Schedule for the due date. The Assignment : Read the news articles that follow. Answer the questions about potential claims. Please note: Provide enough information to fully answer the question, but no more. Submit electronically through Canvas.
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THE CASE: NTSB releases details on Lake Butler crash No charges have been filed against bus driver, although a criminal investigation continues. By ASSOCIATED PRESS Published February 3, 2006 LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA – The truck driver who plowed into a car at a school bus stop last week killing seven children had been awake for 34 hours, except for a short nap, an investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday. David Rayburn, the lead NTSB investigator for the Lake Butler crash, said the 31-year- old truck driver, Alvin Wilkerson, was refusing to talk to investigators about the accident. Rayburn and Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Bill Leeper refused to release the name of Wilkerson’s attorney. Calls to Crete Carrier Corp., the Lincoln, Nebraska, trucking company Wilkerson drove for, were not immediately returned. Blood tests showed he had not been using alcohol or drugs, Leeper said. Wilkerson was not using his cell phone at the time of the accident. No charges have been filed against Wilkerson, although a criminal investigation continues. Rayburn said driver fatigue was one of the main factors being looked into as the cause of the crash. “He was driving quite a bit during those 34 hours, probably too much,” Rayburn said, adding that Wilkerson was making deliveries and loading and unloading his truck. At the time of the crash, Wilkerson was driving a load of bottled water from
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