Obtain a copy of the Southeastern Underwriter’s Supreme Court Decision (United States v. South- Eastern Underwriters – 322 U.S. 533 (1944)
In 1996 Oprah Winfrey brought a guest on her show to discuss mad cow disease and whether beef in the US was safe.
Mary is a pedestrian and Rowena on 2/20/X1 swerves and knocks Mary into the road. Mary remarkably suffers no injuries.
Mike crossed the median accidentally in his Chevy and sideswiped Susan in her Mercedes. The damage caused by Mike’s car amounted to $2000.
In Britain, the House of Lords acts like a supreme court for Britain. Many of the decision in Britain have been foundational to US precedence.
Uneeda Aircraft company made twin – engine airplanes for the private aviation market. On May 1/X10 Marcus was flying Uneeda Aircraft made in X/02 when one of the engines fell off the aircraft.
Describe the principal’s responsibility for hiring, training, and supervising agents. Explain how this applies in the context of an insurance agency.
Provide a plausible scenario (not from the book) and describe the two conditions that must be met in order for the torts of an agent to be vicariously attributed to the principal.
List the three exceptions to the rule that an agent cannot delegate to another the authority granted by a principal.
Explain how an agency by estoppel can be created even though the principal has done nothing to create the agency.
You are a supervisor of a remote claims office. Your claims unit has been disgruntled as of late.
The manager of your claims department has just retired. All of the other individuals in the claims department are age 55 or higher and there are three or four who would be well qualified and who have applied for the manager opening.