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Module 3 1 Running Head: Module 3 Allen Brown Ethical and Legal Issues in Business BUS-340 Module Three Exercise May 05, 2010
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Module 3 2 1) Stephen Gall v. McKeesport Municipal Utility (Chapter 9, Problem 9.) The Galls complaint should not be dismissed. Under article 2 of the UCC goods are defined as, “all things which are movable at the time of identification to a contract for sale. The term includes future goods, specially manufactured goods, the unborn young of animals, growing crops, and other identified things attached to realty as described in Section 2-107. The term does not include information, the money in which the price is to be paid, investment securities under Article 8, the subject matter of foreign exchange transactions, or chooses in action.” (American Law Institute, 2005) By this definition eight different cases have been filed against water utility companies in which water was accepted by the court as “goods”. Using the precedence of the courts the Galls would have a good case against the McKeesport Municipal Utility. 2) Schumacher v. Schumacher (Chapter 9, Problem 10.) I believe that Schumacher does have a just claim of unjust enrichment. Since Schumacher did not receive compensation while working for his parents he should be entitled to restitution for his services rendered while working at his parents inn. “In some circumstances unjust enrichment is the appropriate remedy when a formally executed agreement has been ruled unenforceable due to
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Module 3 3 incapacity, mistake, impossibility of performance, or the Statute of Frauds. In certain states, for example, contracts with minors are voidable at the minor's discretion because persons under the age of majority are deemed legally incapable of entering into contracts. But if the minor has received a
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Assignment #3 - Module 3 1 Running Head: Module 3 Allen...

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