Unformatted text preview: slabs had to begin. The work would take months to complete, and Telweda’s reputation has been severely damaged. Several homeowner lawsuits had already been filed, and more were on the way. Margret Willis had always known of the possibility that mixing problems could occur. That is the reason that her contracts with all vendors included clauses that made it the responsibility of the vendor to perform tests on the quality of the concrete before relying on it. Telweda argued that despite this clause in its contract with Willis, there was still a reasonable expectation that Willis would provide quality materials and assume responsibility for any problems. Therefore, the CEO of Telweda demanded that Willis pay $20 million to cover the damages. a. From Willis’s point of view, is litigation or ADR preferred? Why? b. From Telweda’s point of view, is litigation or ADR preferred? Why? c. Which form of ADR could be preferred by the two companies? 212...
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- Spring '12
- Willis Concrete, Willis Concrete Company, Margaret Willis