Case 20-1 Shoenberger V. Chicago Transit Authority Case Study

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Karla Coronel
Chapter 20
Problems
6) In my opinion the director is not responsible for the destroyed antiquity. For the following reasons:
The agent's careless actions were not within his job. If the agent acts negligently out of his employment with the principal, the principal is not liable for damages caused by the actions of the agent.
The agent has a specific job to do. He had to deliver the merchandise to the particular customer for the principal. The employee was responsible for promoting their actions with the client, by helping to get the goods inside of the store that caused the old break.
In addition, the actions of the agent out of his employment created a relationship between the agent and the client, therefore, not involving the
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This changed when they decided to announce to the public that the agent's services were holding a cable on behalf of the business.
Because the client relies on this particular assumption, they are also based on the existence of an agency relationship. This would make the principal, the store, entitled to recover damages from the customer caused by the agent.

Cases
Case 20-1 Schoenberger vs. Chicago Transit Authority
Facts
Schoenberger applied and interviewed the CTA
The person in charge of recruiting told him that he wanted to employ him for $ 19,800. The formal offer was $ 19,300.
The recruiting chief told him that it was a mistake and would settle, and accept the offer now. When the increase was not given, Schoenberger resigned and filed a claim to recover damages for the contract
The court of first instance ruled in favor of CTA and Schoenberger appealed.
Issue
The problem is that a new employee was offered a raise a promised time but the person who offered it was only a manager an employee of CTA, which, he did not have the authority or the power to do so.
Decision
The CTA decision was confirmed since the one interviewed did not have the authority and was only a person in
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