Liability and Agency Law
- A number of football fans from LA purchased a tour package through Shifty Travel Agency (Shifty). The package included transportation, lodging, and tickets to the Super Bowl at New Orleans. Shifty acted as a broker for Honest Tours (Honest), and the fans contracted with Honest for the package. However, when they got to New Orleans there were no tickets. When they returned to LA, they sued Shifty for breach of contract.
Is Shifty liable according to Agency Law principles? Why or why not.
- Frank, John and Mike formed a partnership to operate a flower shop. One of Frank’s jobs is to make deliveries using the partnership truck. In one such delivery, Frank negligently ran a stop sign, striking a car driven by Peggy, causing damage to the car and injury to Peggy.
Discuss the personal and partner liability of Frank, John and Mike, and the liability of the partnership.