Essays Tagged: "Legal liability"

Tort Liability and Contract Liability.

Tort Liability and Contract LiabilityA tort is a legal term for "a wrong." The "tort law" is composed of state statutes and court decisions that give ... s a teacher or principal. The law of the state in which the school is located determines a school's legal responsibility for supervision during instructional time and school-sponsored activities. In m ... ts courts rather than law passed by its legislature. This means there is no one uniform standard of legal liability that applies to all U.S. educational entities. Additionally, there currently is no s ...

(6 pages) 378 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Law for Business: English Contract Law Assignment. Submit a report that investigates your dealings with a client named Babyburp PLC.

1.0IntroductionThis report considers the legal implications of Fillitup's dealings with Babyburp, advises on any possible legal liability and ... gs with Babyburp, advises on any possible legal liability and how to avoid liability in the future. Legal implications arising from dealings with Babyburp Ltd will be covered by the Sale of Goods Act ... he contract.2.7An additional requirement needed to demonstrate that a contract has been made and is legally binding, demands that the parties intended to enter in to a legal relationship. In the case ...

(9 pages) 176 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Chapter 11 in Law 12 textbook

into an accident.3. What is voluntary assumption of risk?Voluntary assumption of risk: the legal principle that a plaintiff may not recover for an injury to which he or she consents; a partia ... t themselves by purchasing insurance.11.51. How can someone who is driving a car within the legal speed limit possibly be found negligent?They could be found negligent if they cause an acciden ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Business Structure

e a credit towards the tax on dividends equal to the relevant amount of tax paid by the Company.The liability of the shareholders is limited to the unpaid calls, if any, on their shares in the company ... ajor creditors will call upon directors to personally guarantee the Company's liabilities. Personal liability of directors and employees may also arise out of an offence under the Corporations Law or ...

(1 pages) 44 0 2.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Criminal Law: Should there be a crime of corporate manslaughter?

urrent State of the Law.The current law in Australia is such that, although corporations are deemed legal persons, they cannot be convicted of an offence which is only punishable by imprisonment e.g. ... er traditional identification. The law in aggregating responsibility, would establish a progressive legal position which seems to represent the direction of legal reform which many authorities have im ...

(10 pages) 99 0 1.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Law-The Agency Concept

ying out the principal's business, the principal could be liable. This theory is known as vicarious liability. However, if the agent commits an intentional tort on a third party, the principal is not ...

(1 pages) 50 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Partnership - Law (business organziation) tutorial question 4.16

s.57 of the Act deals with the question of losses and their apportionment. The concept of unlimited liability is that any losses incurred by the partnership must be met by the partnership itself and t ... s.57 of the Act deals with the question of losses and their apportionment. The concept of unlimited liability is that any losses incurred by the partnership must be met by the partnership itself and t ...

(4 pages) 44 0 1.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ethical Issues in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy

nt to victims, the settlement bestowed sweeping civil and criminal immunity on UCC, trading off its legal liability, excluding the victims of the disaster from shaping the end of the case. This also g ... et.Finally, the Union Carbide eventually settled out of court for $470 million, thereby denying any legal liability. To reciprocate, the Indian Supreme Court provided immunity from any future prosecut ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Bug, Inc. paper

successful United States company that wants to expand into international markets. In doing so, many legal issues arise. Some of these legal issues deal with intellectual property, civil liability, tor ... iability.Patents, copyrights, and trademarks are types of intellectual property rights that help to legally protect companies like Bug, Inc. (Cheeseman, 2004, chap. 17). Patents can be used for the ma ...

(7 pages) 452 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Truth about alcohol

e, Real friends watch out for each other. If teens drink at someone's house, the homeowner may have legal liability, too.5.Alcohlic drinks have "empty calories," so they won't make people gain weight? ...

(1 pages) 349 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

d mortar companies, business to business (B2B) and business to consumers (B2C) models face ethical, legal, and regulatory concerns. According to Schneider (2004), "businesses that operate on the Web m ... elps to thrust businesses into the worldwide market, businesses need to be mindful of the different legal, ethical, and regulatory issues in order to remain competitive and to avoid potential legal li ...

(4 pages) 334 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Law exam

ay for all damages.When understanding the contract one should understand what they are signing. The Legal Dictionary states (2005), "liability- one of the most significant words in the field of law, l ... ract or violation of statute). In order to win a lawsuit the suing party (plaintiff) must prove the legal liability of the defendant if the plaintiff's allegations are shown to be true. This requires ...

(19 pages) 94 0 2.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Legal Issues Paper

In today's business world, there are a number of ways in which to legally organize and structure a business. Carefully choosing and creating the correct legal entity ... ultimately have a huge impact on the success and profitability of the business venture. Some common legal issues for a business include; agency law, business entities, e-commerce, and the legal impact ... CommerceThis section of the paper will describe these types of business structures and the possible legal issues / consequences that the business may face.Sole ProprietorshipA sole proprietorship busi ...

(13 pages) 454 1 4.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


tional tool for both managers and employees on the subject of harassment and as a way of minimizing legal liability to the organizations. It serves an an employee relations tool, by clearly indicating ... ently. A well-communicated policy statement policy is the most important tool for limiting employer legal liability or cut the liability off entirely. Not only policy statement is the evidence of an o ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


om investing in top of the line equipment to incorporating a diverse labor force and looking at the legal matters regarding all aspects relative to the international market. This paper will discuss BU ... nc. and their journey into expanding sales to international markets. The team will elaborate on the legal protections necessary for Bug's intellectual property and the legal implications regarding the ...

(9 pages) 209 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Dysfunctional Group Dynamics in a Collaborative Effort

urces, materials, or facilities for non-work purposes, resulting in organizational inefficiency and legal liability (Masterongelo, Everton, Jolton, 2006). This is an arena that has mixed implications ... in, are using more surveillance methods in recent years in an effort to protect themselves from the legal exposure of the deviant behaviors of employees. While these surveillance methods create anothe ...

(14 pages) 53 0 1.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Overview of Accounting – Business Forms

proprietorship or partnership but these forms of business carry the risk of unlimited, personal and legal liability to the owners. For this reason many small businesses take the path of forming an "S- ... of a corporation for small firms with up to 75 stockholders. The main benefit of a corporation is a legal shield over personal liability of the owners that is normally limited to the value of their in ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

LLC or LLP Paper

ed amount of liability. A limited liability partnership is more commonly used in professions of the legal or accounting practices. In a limited liability partnership, each partner is not liable for wh ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Corporate Compliance Plan

stents, and custom plastic parts. In the following paragraphs, I will focus my plan on managing the legal liability of officers and directors of Riordan and address ADR, enterprise liability, product ... DR, enterprise liability, product liability, international law, tangible and intellectual property, legal forms of business, and governance.Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)Riordan will commit to r ...

(4 pages) 66 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Ethics

te listings with the company over the next 90 days to ensure that he can take them with him without legal liability when he resigns and opens his own commercial real estate company. He has already tol ... te listings with the company over the next 90 days to ensure that he can take them with him without legal liability when he resigns and open his own commercial real estate company. We feel it is uneth ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication