Free Essays on Property Damage

  1. Fire Insurance

    FIRE INSURANCE Overview Fire insurance is a form of property insurance which protects people from the costs incurred by fires. When a structure is covered by fire insurance, the insurance policy will pay out in the event that the structure is damaged or destroyed by fire. A fire insurance policy...

  2. Can Riots/Public Demonstration Bring Change?

    a sudden and intense rash of violence against authority, people, or property. Riots often occur in reaction to a grievance. Riots typically involve vandalism and the destruction of private and public property. The specific property to be targeted varies depending on the riot and the inclinations of...

  3. The approach the Zimbabwean courts take towards the question of damages in breach of contract cases.

    of the contract. In Zimbabwe, the main remedies available for a breach or threatened breach are; specific performance, cancellation, interdict and damages. The Zimbabwean law unlike the English law allows or permits the plaintiff to choose his remedies provided he does not want to just enrich himself...

  4. Vandalism

    of or damage to public or private property. Vandals are people who deliberately damage or destroy public or private property. Vandalism is the behaviour attributed originally to the Vandals. The term also includes criminal damage such as graffiti and defacement directed towards any property without...

  5. The Coase Theorem Says That as Long as Property Rights Are Clearly Defined, Externalities Do Not Matter

    play in the fashioning of the institutions which make up the economic system." A zero transaction cost world does of course have very peculiar properties, such that one of Coase's own conclusions was that, in such a world, the law does not matter. People would always be able to negotiate without cost...

  6. Fletch V Rylands Case Brief

    defendants were not personally negligent, their employees had not exercised adequate care and skill in constructing the reservoir. The plaintiff sued for damages. Procedural History Trial court: Judgment for defendants; one dissenting. The plaintiff appealed. Judgment Judgment reversed in favour...

  7. Tort Assignment

    which an action for personal injury or property damages may be brought. It deals with situations where a person’s behaviour has unfairly caused someone else to suffer loss or harm. A person who suffers a tortious act is entitled to receive compensation for “damages”, usually money payment from the person...

  8. Aspects Of Contract

    consequences if breeched. Innocent party can treat contract as repudiated (and thus is freed from rendering further performance of contract) and can sue for damages. Description in contract of term as “condition” is not necessarily determinative of question whether term is condition. Courts tend to search for evidence...

  9. Tangible Property Rights

    Week Five Team Assignment: Tangible Property Rights Jo Darling, Mark Plenty, Chantile Smith, Chante Strickland LAW/531 April 15, 2013 David Cheatham, J. D. Week Five Team Assignment: Tangible Property Rights Tangible property is property that is seen and touched outside of fixtures (University...

  10. Property

    Discussion Board Forum 3 Property Shawnté L. Reed 23 September 2012 My client Barney has many legal challenges to face. Both his mountain property and his beach house are in jeopardy of being taken from him. He also faces a foreclosure on the mountain property. Last but not lease his...

  11. A Case Study of Cisg and Wipo

    breaches * Material breaches * Fundamental breaches Under the CISG, the remedies that are available to the aggrieved party are: 1. Damages 2. Specific Performance by the liable party 3. Price Reduction 4. Avoidance of contract Case Analysis Price: This aspect of the trading...

  12. Law- Remedies

    in her losing a considerable sum of money because she arrived in Melbourne too late. Advise Theresa. Issue: Can Theresa sue AirMalaysia for her damages because of the flight cancelled? Law and Application: On the fact Theresa booked the ticket from Kuala Lumpur fly to Melbourne on 1st December 2009...

  13. Statistics

    Convicted defendant will be imprisoned or fined. * Civil law: establishes duties between private parties. * Plaintiff sues defendant for monetary damages or rightful relief. * A defendant will be held liable or not liable. * Substantive law: establishes rights and duties of people in society ...

  14. Stonewall Jackson

    the Program does not infringe the patent or other intellectual property rights of any other entity. Each Contributor disclaims any liability to Recipient for claims brought by any other entity based on infringement of intellectual property rights or otherwise. As a condition to exercising the rights and...

  15. Past Bar Exams

    of State X, brought suit in state court in State X against Danco, a corporation with its principal place of business in State Y. The suit was for damages of $90,000 alleging that Danco breached a contract to supply Pam with paper goods for which she paid $90,000 in advance. In her complaint, Pam requested...

  16. Overview of Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property Table of Contents Overview of Intellectual Property 3 Types of Intellectual Property Rights 3 Industrial property 4 Copyright 5 Controversy of Intellectual Property 5 Intellectual Property in the Digital Age 7 No Electronic Theft Act 9 Digital Millennium Copyright Act...

  17. Cheaper Not Necessarily a Bargain

    own house, but somehow it was hard to come up with the down payment for it. Suddenly one day I stumbled to what seemed to be a very good deal on a property for sell, it was a real bargain price for the neighborhood where it was located and with a very low down payment. I managed to come up with the...

  18. Case Study - Property

    Contracts Case Study: Property April 19, 2013 Introduction In this case study, Barney is a client that running into an extreme case of misfortune facing several issues that must be resolved in court. The issues will be outlined below with information to help properly set Barney's expectations of his...

  19. Managing Homeland Security

    applying science, technology, planning and management to deal with extreme events that can injure or kill large numbers of people, do extensive damage to property, and disrupt community life” (Drabek, 1991a, p. xvii). Thus, emergency managers identify, anticipate, and respond to the risks of catastrophic...

  20. idk DND

    strength HP hit points DEX armor class AC dexterity CON WOUNDS/CURRENT HP = 10+ + ARMOR BONUS TOTAL DAMAGE REDUCTION SUBDUAL DAMAGE + SHIELD BONUS + + DEX SIZE MODIFIER MODIFIER HIT DIE TYPE + NATURAL ARMOR MISC MODIFIER MISS CHANCE ...

  21. respecting property

    Why it’s important to respect people property Respecting people property is very important. Some people are very touchy with their property ranging from things from bags to their homes and cars. It’s understandable because they spent a lot of money on that item. Some people care even...

  22. Indian Acts

    means goods to be manufactured or produced or acquired by the seller after making of the contract of sale; vii. "goods" means every kind of moveable property other than actionable claims and money; and includes stock and shares, growing crops, grass, and things attached to or forming part of the land which...

  23. Soldiers with Sense of Duty

    Security of DOD Installations and Resources, and sets forth physical security policies, procedures, and standards for the safeguarding of U.S. Army property. It provides guidance for protection of both sensitive and nonsensitive supplies and equipme n t , controlled cryptographic items , controlled medical...

  24. ACC 401 WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT

    decree executed May 1, 2008, Rob transferred a house worth $650,000 to his ex-wife, Linda, and was to make alimony payments of $3,000 per month. The property has a tax basis to Rob of $300,000. a. How much of this must be reported on Linda’s tax return? b. Of that amount, how much is taxable gain or loss...

  25. LAW 531 Week 3 Quiz

    Check 6. Identify the type of damages that are awarded to a nonbreaching party when a breach of contract has occurred but has not resulted in any financial losses for the nonbreaching party. • Consequential damages • Penalty damages • Nominal damages • Special damages 7. Identify the true statement...

  26. Intellectual Property Issue Monograph

    Intellectual Property Issue MONOGRAPH Prof. Dr. Randall Harakal LAW 6000 I-Chun, Lin vivian731tw@yahoo.com I. Does intellectual property have a common law copyright which protects it from infringement (intellectual property crime)...

  27. i like google

    Contractual obligations after the conclusion of the contract, or the formation of the contract as well as the performance of the contract period, the damage due to the behavior of the party of the contract led to the other party in interest, and should bear the legal consequences. Constitute elements...

  28. The Crime of Arson

    [2] Arson usually describes fires deliberately set to the property of another or to one's own property as to collect insurance compensation.[4] A charge of Arson occurs when someone intentionally sets a fire for the purpose of burning property. The fire must have been intentional or, at least, the result...

  29. Termination, Breach & Remedies of Contract in Nepal

    (suffering party) party or the guilt party (breaching party) is liable to compensate the different types of remedies as described below: 1. Damages: Damages is the monetary compensation for loss suffered by the aggrieved party. A breach of contract may put the aggrieved party to some disadvantage or...

  30. LAW 531(NEW) Tutor Tutorials/law531tutordotcom

    competing cellphone manufacturers. Jane, a customer at Teledor, is told by an employee that Comunika phones have weak battery back-up and are very prone to damage. The employee makes these remarks even though he knows that they are completely false. Jane, who has been contemplating between Teledor and Comunika...

  31. VANDALISM

    of the owner or the governing body. In other words, vandalism destroys the property of others or the public’s. Most of the experts in sociology and psychology highlight intentionality, destructiveness, and property ownership as the criteria of vandalism. This form of destructive behavior...

  32. Why Goldilocks Is a Criminal

    Goldilocks, the protagonist, fails at setting a good example and acts like a criminal. First off, she trespasses on private property. Secondly, her actions promote destruction of others’ property. Finally, Goldilocks’ behavior proves that she is a criminal by illegally leaving the scene of her crime. Goldilocks...

  33. BUS 212 M3 Assignment 2 LASA 1 Legal and Ethical

    Normandale has engaged in illegal conduct. Normandale counters that it did nothing wrong. Research business law in regard to protection of intellectual property, using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. Based on the facts of the case and research, write an analytical...

  34. Tortious Liability

    a tort is a private or civil wrong or injury (other than a breach of contract) for which a court of law may provide a remedy through a lawsuit for damages (compensation). For example, when a person violates his/her duty to others created under general (or statutory) law, a tort has been committed. Tort...

  35. Economic and Financial modelling

    personal property: robbery is stealing and the use or threat of force immediately before doing so, and in order to do so. Burglary Burglary are entry (or attempted entry) to a building with intent to either (a) steal property from it, (b) inflict grievous bodily harm or (c) commit unlawful damage to property...

  36. Legal System Identification, Comparison, and Analysis

    jurisdiction trial court, where the property in question is located. The complaint or petition will state the purpose of the suit. In this case the law firm will set out to prove that Mr. Jones did not intentionally begin developing the infrastructure on property that the city had deemed to be used as...

  37. to kill a mocking bird

    the general public.This is to to ensure no damage to the site takes place and that no artefacts are removedhshsh AN ARCHAEOLOGIST ON A DIG Once a site had been identified archeologists seal off the area from the general public.This is to to ensure no damage to the site takes place and that no artefacts...

  38. Specific Performance

    put it succinctly, the court will order the contract to be fulfilled as written, with no damages awarded. Generally, however, two circumstances must apply before specific performance will be granted; monetary damages must be inadequate to the situation and the subject matter of the contract must be unique...

  39. Law of Tort

    Introduction: In this presentation we are going to look at the impact of the case: Weir-Rodgers v SF Trust (2005) and its implications on property owners in Ireland. The case fell under the Occupiers liability act 1995, firstly we will look in depth into the implications of this act, and then we will...

  40. wk 3 LAW 531 quiz UOP

    100% 4 5 6 Intellectual property 100% 7 8 9 Personal property 100% 10 11 12 Real property 100% 13 14 15 67% 16 17 18 and capacity Remedies for breach of contracts Mislaid, lost, or abandoned property Concept: Agreement, consideration...

  41. Misrepresentation

    was false, and he lied to Chris and Angela. In this case, the innocent party, Chris and Angela, is entitled to rescind the contract and have some damages. The authority for that is: (Derry v Peek [1889]). - David told Chris and Angela the neighbourhood was very quiet, and he “barely knew they were...

  42. Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property The term encompasses any concept, idea, literary creation, computer program, or other artistic or creative work that is definable, useful measurable, and proprietary in nature. Intellectual Property is a term that is used to mean a property of a creative mind or a work of the...

  43. Mr. Jones

    not belong to him. He is being sued by the city for fraud against a municipality and by the adjacent owner, a citizen of Switzerland, for damages to the property and for trespassing. In order to take Mr. Jones into the federal court system, the matter amount sued for most amount to $75,000 dollars or...

  44. hotel budget

    liable for all and any damages to the room(s) caused by you or your guest/invitees during your stay and your signature authorizes all persons in your room(s) to charge to your account and you guarantee all charges and fees will be paid in full, for any and all charges and damages. Should your plans require...

  45. LEG 500 ASSIGNMENT 4 LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Considerations in Marketing, Product Safety, and Intellectual Property Write a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you: 1. Research three to five (3-5) ethical issues relating to marketing and advertising, intellectual property, and regulation of product safety. 2. Argue for or against Direct-to-Consumer...

  46. Blitz: Does Source D Support B and C?

    D support evidence of sources B and C about damage done during air raids Damage cause by air raids is evident in both sources D and source B though in different ways. Source D is a street scene, where two men seem to be arguing around personal property scattered in disarray in the foreground. The...

  47. Samsung SWA4000

    Do not place potted plants or vases on top of the unit. Moisture entering the unit could lead to dangerous electric shock and can cause equipment damage. In such events immediately disconnect the main plug from the socket. , '- Do not expose the unit to direct sun radiation or other heat sources...

  48. Intro to Crime

    ways that crime is defined and sources of data or information about crime in our society. This essay looks at 4 major segments of modern day crime, property crime, white collar crime, violent crime and internet crime and will describe them in terms of definitions, measures, prevalence in addition to offender...

  49. Real Estate

    A very important procedure which should be done before escrow closes is to have the property inspected thoroughly.  The purpose is to look for any unforeseen damages.  Can you imagine if a buyer purchased a house without having it inspected?  There are numerous things that the buyer might encounter that...

  50. dumb stuff

    liability officer’s responsibilities A financial liability officer’s responsibility is to determine the cause and value of the loss or damage of Government property listed on the DD Form 200, and to determine if assessment of financial liability is warranted. That determination must be determined from...

  51. Protection of Intelectual and Tangible Property

    & Intellectual Property issues The purpose of this outline is to identify and recognize the Tangible and Intellectual property rights significant to the Information Technology sector. The research should identify what the managers in that industry can do to protect the property rights of the organization...

  52. Busn Law 420 Week 4

    Normally, an unknowing person has a choice terminate the contract all together and return to their beginning place or proceed with the contract and seek damages for harms resulting from the fraud (Miller 281). Fraudulent misrepresentation is referenced only to misrepresentation that is knowingly not true and...

  53. Running Head: Bug Inc.

    logo is a ladybug wearing a set of headphones. The first portion of this paper will identify the necessary legal protection needed for intellectual property at BUG, Inc., while the second portion will be explanations of scenarios regarding various areas of tort law. BUG is a global company by far and...

  54. Property Law Servitudes

    adjacent to each other. A paedial servitude is established over the servient property (The Trust) for the benefit of the dominant property (UCT) in perpetuity. A right of way typically confers a real right to benefit from the property of another. It affords powers of use and enjoyment to someone other than...

  55. Business and Company Law Presentation Win Wave Industrial Ltd v Gosbon Industries Ltd

    superior of Chung The Property • • • • • • • Used to be bowling center Whole 1st floor of low commercial block 24,000 sq. feet Bowling center ended Owner became Gosbon in March 2004 Offered for sale at HK$18,000,000 Centaline CIS Background 26 August 2005 • Lee viewed property which had undergone...

  56. LAW Week 3

    6. Identify the type of damages that are awarded to a nonbreaching party when a breach of contract has occurred but has not resulted in any financial losses for the nonbreaching party. · Consequential damages · Penalty damages · Nominal damages · Special damages 7. Identify the true statement...

  57. Starbucks

    for all partnership debts. Analysis - In 2004, Carpenter entered into a contract with Austin Estates, L.P. (“Austin Estates”) for the purchase of property in Travis County, Texas.   Unable to raise the necessary funds to complete the transaction, Carpenter contacted McBeth and her then-husband, Reynolds...

  58. Banteeer

    d) Tickets must be valid, presented in full, with stubs and not tampered with (in the event of accidental damage, refer to point of purchase prior to event). Tickets remain the property of Festival Republic. e) FR will not issue duplicate tickets for lost or stolen tickets. f) Tickets cannot be...

  59. LAW 310 Final Exam - DeVry

    situation. None of the above Question 2.2.(TCOs 3, 5, and 6) Punitive damages are also known as (Points : 3) special damages. medical damages. personal damages. exemplary damages. extraordinary damages. Question 3.3.(TCOs 3, 5, and 6) The Uniform Commercial Code controls (Points...

  60. motorist insurance

    coverage after a car accident. When this happens and you don't have uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage, you'll need to pay out-of-pocket for damages and medical expenses not covered by the other driver. The difference between uninsured and underinsured coverage Uninsured motorist coverage protects...