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Special Report on

The Doctrine of Apparent Authority

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Agency is a consensual relationship in which the agent acts as a representative of or acts on behalf of another person (the principal) with power to affect the legal rights and duties of the principal. An agency relationship may take different forms. Actual authority. Actual authority is created when the principal and agent consent to their association with each other. An officer possesses the authority specifically granted to her in a resolution, as well as implied authority, which is the proper, usual, and necessary authority to exercise the authority actually granted. Apparent authority. Apparent authority arises when the ...
In the area of agency, there are three parties: The Principal, the Agent and the Third party. Ostensible authority is manifested in the representation made by the Principal to a Third party that the Agent has authority to undertake certain acts or enter certain agreements even though the Agent may in fact not have any actual authority from the Principal.
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Imagine a company’s Vice President offered you a great new job. Better yet, he or she offered you a guaranteed written one year employment contract that provides a generous salary and benefits. You signed the contract and started the job, only to be told by someone in the human resources department that the Vice President who hired you did not have the authority to offer you an employment contract, the company has hired someone else for your job, and you are fired. Do you have a legal claim for the company breaching your employment contract? The answer is not so simple. Generally, the law only holds a company responsible for ... market research, surveys and trends
Petrovich v. Share Health Plan of Illinois, Inc. – Case Brief
Petrovich (P) alleged that Freidman, her doctor, and Share Health Plan (D), her HMO, were liable for the negligent and tardy diagnosis of her tongue cancer. Share Health Plan operated as a financing entity in arranging and paying for health care treatment by contracting with independent medical groups and practitioners. Share did not employ physicians directly, operate or maintain health care facilities, or supervise the administration of medical treatment. Share provided beneficiaries with a handbook that described the primary care physician as ‘your Share physician’ and contained references to ‘our ... market research, surveys and trends

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The appellant, who had previously been bypassed for original appointment to the position of Police officer for the town of Brookline sought to appeal his subsequent bypass for the position of Firefighter as well. The problem was, that he wanted to appeal it more than 3 years after it occurred. The Appellant argued that he learned after the fact that a “relative” of the Chief of the fire Department had been hired in violation of Chapter 31 as they were a non resident. Due to the fact that he had learned of these facts recently he argued that the normal statute of limitations should be tolled. The commission in deciding to dismiss ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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BUYERS, BEWARE: THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT'S ABROGATION OF THE ...
curred liability under the doctrine of apparent authority.8 Mr. Bransford's allegations, stated the court, “clearly fail[ed] to allege even the minimum ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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The Alaska Supreme Court has recognized the doctrine of apparent authority in, for example, Bruton v. Automatic Welding & Supply Corporation, 513 P.2d 1122 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Google Answers: pa case law
Hello Paul, I've posted, below, the case information I wrote about. I'm glad we were able to work together on this (and I agree, Google Answers can be a bit confusing the first-time out...thanks for sticking with the process). If anything is at all unclear, or if you need additional information on anything I wrote about, just let me know by posting a Request for Clarification and I'll be happy to assist you further. Best of luck, and happy holidays. pafalafa-ga ========== The case in question, Bennett v. Juzelenos, can be found on the website of the Pennsylvania Superior Court at: ...
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The rule of caveat emptor says that the buyer should be careful while purchasing the goods and should ascertain that the goods suit his purpose. He cannot blame the seller if there was an implied undertaking by the seller that he shall supply such goods as to suit the buyer. The words Caveat Emptor mean buyer beware. For instance, if A purchases a horse from B, for the purpose of horse-riding, a fact that he does not disclose to C. The horse however is not suitable for horse-riding, but only for drawing carriage. Applying the rule of Caveat Emptor, A can neither reject the horse, nor claim compensation from C. The following are ...