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Lecture 4

COMM 300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Legal Personality, Small Claims Court, Law Society


Department
Commerce
Course Code
COMM 300
Professor
Paul Lester
Lecture
4

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- The front window of Polly’s Flower Shop was recently broken when someone threw a
rock through it. Which of the following statements is TRUE
o none of the above
- Which of the following statements is TRUE
o Trade unions sometimes can sue or be sued even though they are unincorporated
associations
A law suit may be brought against human beings, corporations, and
unincorporated associations
- Geetha has been diagnosed with skin cancer. Based on her physician’s diagnosis, she
believes that her condition was caused by SofSkin, a lotion that she used for many years.
She wants to sue the manufacturer of SofSkin, but she realizes that a law suit would
require a great deal of complicated evidence, and therefore would likely be long and
expensive. Which of the following statements regarding class actions is TRUE in this
situation
o Even if a court allowed a class action to proceed, it would be possible for other
people in the same situation as Geetha to sue by themselves
- Class actions have become more common in Canada in recent years. That increase in
popularity can be explained, at least in part, by the fact that
o they save society money by eliminating the need for similar actions to be brought
to court separately
- The requirements for certification in a class action include
o a clearly defined class and issues that are common to every claimant
- A company that manufactures cigarettes has been named as the defendant in a class
action. Which of the following statements is TRUE
o none of the above
- Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to representation in legal
disputes
o A lawyer who acts against a client’s interests may be investigated by a law society
- Herbert & Hart Inc, an accounting firm, was legally represented in a recent dispute by
Alan Munt, who is a lawyer. Herbert & Hart have now learned that Munt misbehaved by
passing confidential information to the other side in the dispute. Herbert & Hart
consequently lost approximately $12 000 000. Which of the following statements is
TRUE
o all of the above
- Kirndeep recently received a Bachelor of Business Administration. She has, however,
always dreamed of representing people with legal problems. She has come to you for
advice and guidance regarding the various possibilities. Which of the following
statements is TRUE
o Paralegals are allowed to represent clients in small claims courts
- Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to pleadings
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