In the case of Branham v. Ford Motor Co., the Plaintiff brought the case against Hale, the driver, and Ford because the company failed to test the seat-belt sleeve, even though he did not "seriously pursue the claim against Hale" (Reed, Pagnattaro, Cahoy, Shedd & Morehead, 2012). The case against Ford was based on "two product liability claims: one for not testing the seat belt and the other a design defect claim related to the vehicles tendency to rollover" (Reed, Pagnattaro, Cahoy, Shedd & Morehead, 2012). Branham alleged in his case that "Ford was negligent and strictly liable in failing to effectively test the
Another problem adopting Roomis is that their ally in US Natex is unreliable as there were often delays and is not very efficient in carrying out the operation. Not being able to supply goods on time affects the goodwill relationship which the company has with its customers which can cause the company its market share. Once the company loses its market share then it will be difficult to regain it back. Also company policy of maintaining low inventory levels to free up capital would require a very efficient supply chain system to maintain the production process flow. So Roomis needs to revamp itself in terms of service levels to meet customer expectation and RMM has to figure out a way to do so.
Issue: One day, Kelly Mala went to Crown Bay Marina to buy some fuel for his boat, so he asked a Crown Bay Marina’s attendant to watch his boat while he purchased fuel. However, when he returned, mala saw his boat’s tank was overflowing and fuel was spilling into the boat and into the water. Then Mala began cleaning up the fuel, but as he pulled away from the marina, his boat’s engine caught fire and exploded. Mala was thrown into the water and severely burning. His boat was unsalvageable. Therefore, Kelly Mala sued Crown Bay Marina after his boat exploded.
On March 1, 2005, I went to the 3rd District Matheson Court House in the down town area and sat in on a few small claims court cases. I wanted to do this because I had never been to an actual court proceeding and I have been interested in seeing one live instead of on television. I am going to write about the three different cases that I sat in on, what the conflict was, what the outcome was and what I learned from each one.
The plaintiffs, A. V. Blount, Jr., Walter J. Hughes, Norman N. Jones, Girardeau Alexander, E. C. Noel, III, and F. E. Davis, are medical doctors (practitioners) licensed to practice and practicing medicine in the City of Greensboro, North Carolina.
Should the Plaintiffs really get the $1.3 million ordered by the Courts? Should they be awarded any money for their “other cost and losses”?
and injuring the Plaintiff with no warning, breaching the reasonably established agreement how the Plaintiff was to help only with Transporting of said Household items, with the Plaintiff’s Truck and Trailer only. Defendant Benny Hans Sorensen’s Negligent instructions and the Defendant Gaden Griffin’s Negligent Actions caused the Plaintiff’s Permanent Damages, adding injury to the Plaintiff’s existing Disability, with no care and lack of consideration of Plaintiff’s injury, especially immediately after the Plaintiff’s injury while the Plaintiff was moaning and complaining about how heavy the said 330 lbs Appliance was and walking in circles and holding his back, neck, and shoulder. The Defendants’ gross actions and negligent actions
Case Background: Mendez driving minivan w/ 6 passengers when tire made by Cooper Tire lost its tread. Mendez lost control 4 passengers were killed. Tire was punctured by a nail. Survivors sued Cooper for product defect and jury awarded over $11 million in damages; appeals court affirmed. Cooper appealed
CarMax is one of the largest new and previously owned automotive company in the United States. Being an automotive company they can target two large audience persona or also known as buyers persona. The first persona is either male or female ranging from 18-70 in age who wants a nice and affordable new/previously owned vehicle. Also, the audience wants to have a stress free experience while shopping for a car. When someone is looking or even thinking about getting a new car they do a fair amount of research. For instants best place to buy a car, research about the car they are interested in, or just get an idea on where to start when looking. It is not a simple choice for the audience to get a car, so they have an open persona to learn. Because they want to learn about the information of
Mr. Daniel Boone purchased a vehicle from Zoom Car Company with a compass on the dashboard for easy navigation. Unfortunately, the compass was faulty and led Mr. Boone to a high crime area where he was dragged from his car and severely beaten. Who should be responsible for Mr. Boone’s medical bills? Did Zoom Car Company know the equipment was faulty and kept the information from the purchaser? Did Corrigan Rulers Compasses and Slide Rules, Inc. know there was an issue with the product? If so, did they recall the product? If they recalled the product, why didn 't Zoom Car Company take out the compass? Did Zoom Car Company install the equipment correctly? Why didn’t Mr. Boone notice he was going into a high crime area?
MS.WHITE’S ARGUMENT THAT SAGE RENT-A-CAR INC. IS REQUIRED TO CARRY INSURANCE UNDER THE PROVISION OF THE MANDATORY FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT HAVING A DUTY TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILTY FOR THIS ACCIDENT FAILS TO STATE A CLAIM UPON WHICH RELIEF CAN BE GRANTED. AS A RESULT, SAGE RENT-A-CAR INC. CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE NEGLIGENCE OF MR. CALKIN.
The Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Long Island Railroad Co. stating that there was negligence on the part of the railroad employees for making the man drop the package, but Mrs. Palsgraf was not affected by the negligence because she was standing a significance
Mustang Resources Ltd., (ASX: MUS) (“Mustang” or “the Company”) is a gemstone explorer and developer company, headquartered at Sydney, Australia. The Company’s shares are traded on the Australian stock exchange. Mustang is presently focused on developing its flagship project namely, the Montepuez Ruby Project which is located at Northern Mozambique in Africa. In addition, the Company holds ownership interests in the Balama Graphite Project and the Save River Diamond Project, both are located in Mozambique. The flagship Montepuez Ruby Project is situated just eight kilometers northwest of Gemfields PLC (LN: GEM), the world’s largest ruby deposit holder. The Montepuez Ruby Project remains on schedule and is expected to start bulk sampling in
On being involved in a car accident a person may suffer damages and injuries for which they are entitled to compensation. Filing a lawsuit in the court of law can claim these compensations. However, in today's world, passing through the court system without knowledge of how it works can be lengthy, exasperating, and a real challenge. Often, not knowing the legal procedures or not knowing the legal formalities and details, which relate to an accident case, may lessen the chances of winning such a lawsuit. Claiming compensation or filing a lawsuit also requires the filing of certain necessary documentation, which can often lead to frustration and irritation. In order to avoid such hassles it is always advisable to hire the services of a qualified lawyer who is an expert in dealing with legalities arising out of car accidents. With an increase in the number of motorcars plying in the US, car accidents have become extremely common. This has led
Sara Sweet came into our office seeking counsel on an action for negligence involving an automobile accident she was involved in several weeks ago. On the day of the accident Sara was driving home around 4:00 p.m., as she was driving through an intersection on a green light she was T-boned by a truck that had run a red light. The truck is owned by Big Bucks, Int’l and was being driven by employee Billy Bob Jones who had been drinking and was DUI at the time of the accident. The police report also shows that Ms. Sweet was likely driving over the speed limit at the time of the accident. The accident left Ms. Sweet with physical injuries including two broken ribs, a collapsed lung, broken nose, ruptured spleen, several severe bruises, and a big gash on her forehead. The injuries sustained by Ms. Sweet required her to undergo surgery and the large gash on her head has caused her to have seizures and severe headaches. Ms. Sweet’s injuries have made it impossible for her to drive for six months and have prevented her from working since the accident. She has used up all of her sick leave and is no longer earning income, she fears losing her job. Ms. Sweet is also left without a vehicle because the accident totaled her 2010 Toyota Camry.