verbally contracts to work with Jimmy for three-years. After Joanna starts
work, Jimmy fires her without cause. Joanna sues Jimmy for breach of contract.
Is Joanna likely to recover under the contract? Is there some other legal
theory that might support a legal recovery? What is an advantage to a business
being socially responsible?
enters into a contract with Mandy. The contract is for Mandy to repair Steven’s
car for $600. What are Mandy’s rights and duties? What are Steven’s rights and
duties? If the contract expressly prohibits any assignment, can Mandy assign
his right to payment?
sells his car to Tammy for $700. Johnny works as a construction worker. Johnny
notifies Tammy that he has the goods at the buyer’s disposition, and that Tammy
is free to pick them up at any time. While Tammy is on her way, the car is
stolen with no fault at Johnny. Who bears the risk of loss? Assume the contract
is silent on who bears the risk of loss.
· The Soda
Company manufactures bottles to contain carbonated beverages. They have
invested millions of dollars to provide the most state-of-the-art bottling
facility the world has ever seen. And their QA process is unmatched. The Soda
Company takes every precaution to ensure that it’s bottles are of the highest
quality. One day Cody buys a bottle of soda with a bottle manufactured by the
Soda Company. The bottle was not substantially changed from the time of
manufacture to the purchase. As soon as Cody opens the bottle, it explodes in
his hand causing lacerations. Cody sues for negligence. Will he recover?
· Same facts
as #4 except that Cody sues under product liability theory. Will Cody recover
under product liability?