Business Law Assignment 1 : 20%
Semester 1 2010
1. This assignment may be completed in pairs.
Question 1 (case study) (10 marks)
Read the following case study and answer the questions. Remember to use and define legal terms.
Angela runs a take away food shop in Footscray, Melbourne. Justin buys and eats a beef burger from Angela’s shop for lunch. He discovers he has swallowed a cockroach which was in the burger. He gets sick; he cannot go to work and must pay for his medical treatment. He wants Angela to pay for his medical treatment and compensate him for loss of wages. Angela refuses to give Justin any money and she says that she is not responsible for his illness. Hoping to resolve their dispute through discussion and negotiation, Justin goes to see Angela. Angela becomes very angry and stabs Justin in the arm with a knife. He is not seriously hurt but requires medial treatment.
The case involves two branches of law, public and private law, civil and criminal law. Concretely speaking, public law, private law and criminal law are involved in this case.
(b) List all the possible wrongs that Angela may have committed. For each wrong:
1. Negligence. It is belongs to private law. For resolving the dispute, Justin can choose to plaint Angela in UCAT, and the penalty of her is closing her shop, compensating medical fees and making an apology to Justin.(责任编辑：BUG)