Grocery Inc. Paper

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Grocery Inc. Paper

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Business Law


May 29, 2008



Grocery Inc. Paper

The laws in the United States can be very difficult to interpret from one situation to the next. Since interpretation can be difficult it is important that every minor fact in a scenario is analyzed to allow for accurate judgment by the court. This paper will demonstrate that a situation could have many different outcomes depending on the circumstances and the specifics of the people or assets involved. Although at times situations may appear simple, the scenarios contained in the paper require a breakdown of the problem to effectively address each issue. Analyzing a scenario in its simplest form allows for careful application of available laws.

Team B will be working for Grocery, Inc and representing the business in four very different scenarios.

All scenarios and outcomes will be based on the following known facts.

Grocery, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department. (Syllabus, 2008, p. 15)

In the first scenario, Grocery contracted with Masterpiece Construction to renovate the store on Main Street in My Town. Masterpiece, unable to complete the renovation within the six-month time limit due to a sudden increase in new contracts, sub-contracted the entire job to Build Them to Fall. Grocery was unaware of the sub-contract. When Grocery realized (due to the poor quality of work) that Build, not Masterpiece, was handling the renovation, Grocery petitioned the court for an injunction and then sued...