Consider the business idea you are evaluating, or assess a current or prior employer or any other workplace.
RIVERSIDE CONSTRUCTION, INC. – ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING HIGHWAYS.
Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that addresses the following:
- Describe potential torts that might reasonably arise in that workplace. While you may discuss several torts, you are required to discuss the tort of negligence.
- Identify the types of tort law that would apply to your selected business. This discussion must include a discussion on the doctrine of respondent superior.
- Explore how the business should protect itself from tort liability. Include an assessment of insurance options that can help to minimize risk.
- Analyze how you might advise the business to protect itself in the future. The owner expects a substantive answer, not simply a recommendation to refer matters to an attorney. The majority of businesses in the United States do not have staff counsel, and no owner wants to spend money getting legal advice until they know why legal assistance may be needed (i.e., after you provide an assessment). In your analysis, identify the tort law principles that support your recommendations.
Include a title page, introduction, headings, sub-headings, in-text citations, a conclusion, and a reference page. Use 3 to 5 references from sources other than the text, 2 to 3 of which should be peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.