negligence the court will apply the standard of scope of employment an

Negligence the court will apply the standard of scope

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negligence, the court will apply the standard of scope of employment : an employee’s actions fall within the scope of his employment under two conditions: (1) if they are performed in order to fulfill contractual duties owed to his employer and (2) if the employer is (or could be) in some control, directly or indirectly, over the employee’s actions. EXERCISE (AACSB) Analysis Let’s say you own a used car business and offer to sell a customer a used car for $5,000. What is needed to create a binding contract for the sale of the car? If, when the customer wants to go for a test drive, the salesperson drives into a tree and is injured, is your company liable? Why, or why not? Chapter 16 The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business 16.3 Negligence Torts 888
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16.4 Product Liability LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1.Defineproduct liabilityand discuss the three grounds, or “theories ofrecovery,” for a claim of product liability. 2.Discuss the three forms of manufacturer’s negligence that may beclaimed in a product-liability case. 3.Definestrict liabilityand explain thedoctrine of strict liability in tort. 4.Define awarrantyand distinguish betweenexpress warrantiesandimpliedwarranties. 5.Identify the primary goal of tort law and distinguish between 20. Tort resulting from actions
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