American InterContinental University Business Law Discussion

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One of the most fundamental issues in business law involves the question of when a company can be held liable for the acts of an individual person, whether this involves a contractual obligation or a personal injury (meaning a tort). Choose one of the scenarios below and explain whether you think the business is liable for the acts under the principles of agency law.A real estate agent hires a handful of local kids to do the landscaping of homes that he is trying to sell. In addition to the general payment, he reimburses them for the cost of gasoline for lawnmowers and other equipment. While mowing a lawn, one of the kids loses control of a lawnmower and it mows down a neighbor

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In our case scenario, a real estate agent hires a handful of local kids to do the landscaping
of homes that he is trying to sell. In addition to the general payment, he reimburses them for the
cost of gasoline for l...

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