Tibbetts left a television with Quick Fix, Inc. for repair. Quick Fix made tests and
diagnosed the problem, but never began the actual repairs. Nothing was done on the set
for more than three months. After repeated telephone calls demanding that the work be
done, Tibbetts asked for the return of the set. Quick Fix refused to give up the set unless
Tibbetts paid for the time spent on making the tests. Discuss the case.
Baker attends a baseball game and is hit by a foul ball while sitting in an unscreened
section of the stadium. The stadium offers both screened and unscreened seats of equal
quality and price. Can Baker successfully sue the stadium, the player who hit the ball,
or the team the player was employed for this incident?
Nolan worked as delivery person for the Super Soap Suds Company. In this capacity, he
would frequently collect money from customers for Super Soap Suds. One week, he
carelessly allowed his son to deposit the money on his behalf. His son deposited the
money in Nolan's personal account. When Nolan tried to retrieve the money, he did not
know how much belonged to Super Soap Suds. What legal remedy does Super Soap
Suds have against Nolan? Explain.
Basic Carpet contracts to install stain-resistant carpet in Alice's house for $6,000. Basic
Carpet then assigns the right to receive payment from Alice to Home Finance Company.
When payment comes due, Alice refuses to pay more than $2,000, asserting that the
installed carpet was not stain-resistant. Home Finance asserts that Alice must pay