Grocery Inc

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April 13th, 2009Problems with contracts normally come when individuals interpret portions of a contract. However, numerous interpretations of a contract from a certain point of view can open the contract up to slant in a many directions, making it more likely to grant privileges that the other party may not agree with. Contracts are an agreement that forms the basis of an understanding between two parties.

Introducing Grocery IncContracts can be both oral and written. Contracts which are implied or clearly written out still have legal standing and require mediation to understand. In the case of Grocery, Inc. there are several employees appeared to have dealings with others, and the retail operation itself. The following discussion will deal with contractual obligation for both personal and corporate contracts. As a group we will analyze the contracts, interpret their meaning, and determine what we feel is the best outcome for each case based on the case law and research available to us.

Using the following information we will analyze the dealings of Grocery Inc. 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.

Jeff Fresh spent his summer vacation working at Grocery Inc. a retail grocery store in the product department. As summer comes to a close Jeff decides to buy a car from Smooth Sales Used Cars. Jeff is only 17 years old, Smooth does not inquire of his age, assuming Jeff was of legal age. Jeff was the proud owner of his first car after giving Smooth a down payment and signing the contract that he would pay...