Grocery Inc Essay

702 Words Nov 18th, 2013 3 Pages
INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT 2

SCENARIO Grocery, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Houston, Texas. Grocery has stores throughout Texas. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store on Highway 290 in Cypress, Texas. Jeff Fresh, who turned 17 years old on June 5, 2008, begins working in June 2008 for Tom in the produce department at the beginning of the summer. ASSIGNMENT Using the scenario above, submit a 1,250-1,750 word paper with detailed answers to the following questions. QUESTION ONE Grocery contracted with Masterpiece Construction, Inc. to renovate the store in Cypress, Texas. Masterpiece was chosen by Grocery because of the superb workmanship it had displayed in prior projects for
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Jeff purchased a car from Smoothie Used Cars. Ltd., which is located in Cypress, Texas. Ty Sanderson, the hotshot salesman at Smoothie did not ask Jeff how old he was when Jeff told him he worked at Grocery, Inc. in Cypress. He assumed Jeff had reached the age of majority. Jeff paid the down payment in cash and signed a purchase money contract promising to make payments of $200 each month to Smoothie. In March 2009, Jeff lost his job at Grocery due to a force reduction, which resulted in him being no longer able to make the payments. Jeff took the car back to Smoothie, said he wanted to cancel the contract, and demanded all his money back. He was still 17. The car was in excellent condition. What are the possible outcomes? In your explanation, be sure to compare and contrast potential legal and equitable remedies. QUESTION THREE Tom Green spent his leisure time on his hobby, model trains. His train collection was very large, the setting was quite elaborate, and the collection included a rare one-of-a-kind model train. One day, while visiting with Harry Smith, a fellow model train hobbyist, Tom said, “When I retire in two years from Grocery, I’m going to sell my trains and spend the rest of my years traveling on real trains.” Tom then told Harry, “Harry, you are the only person I would offer to sell my train collection when I retire because I know you would take good care of them.” Harry told Tom he looked

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