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Daniel and Sondra Estelle hired Allen?s firm to renovate a home they owned in Ladoga

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Daniel and Sondra Estelle hired Allen?s firm to renovate a home they owned in Ladoga, Indiana. To;finance the cost, they obtained a line of credit from Banc One, Indiana, which required periodic;inspections to disburse funds. Allen was on the job every day and supervised all of the work. He designed;all of the structural changes, including a floor system for the bedroom over the living room, the floor;system of the living room, and the stairway to the second floor. He did all of the electrical, plumbing, and;carpentry work and installed all of the windows. He did most of the drywall taping and finishing and most;of the painting. The Estelles? found much of this work to be unacceptable, and the bank?s inspector;agreed that is was of poor quality. When Allen failed to act on the Estelle?s complaints, they filed a suit in;an Indiana State court against Allen Construction and Allen personally, alleging in part that his individual;work on the project was negligent. Can both Allen and his corporation be held liable for this tort? Explain.;[Greg Allen Construction C. v. Estelle, 798 N.E.2d 171 (Ind. 2003)];In responding to the question be sure to;? Analyze whether or not a director/officer can be held liable for the torts of the Greg Allen;Construction Corporation.;? Discuss whether or not the facts would constitute the type of act protected by the corporate entity

 

Paper#34813 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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