Order Legal Liability and the Gig Economy
the above scenario and complete a 3 to 4-page memorandum of law in which you do the following:
1. Summarize the main principles of agency law relevant to the scenario.
2. Identify and accurately explain the liability to the business in the scenario by considering each of the following factors:
The scope of employment.
Agents acting as an employee versus an independent contractor.
When agents commit an intentional tort versus negligence.
3. Recommend 2–3 significant steps that the business should take to limit its legal exposure related to driver conduct. Support your recommendation.
Note: Remember, you are demonstrating your understanding of the law, so explain the law first and then answer the questions of the assignment. Be informative and show what you know! Provide references from credible and reputable legal sources.
Be typed, double-spaced, in Times New Roman font (size 12), with 1-inch margins on all sides.
Include a source page with sources cited following Strayer Writing Standards (not a part of the page count requirement) and have a first page that start with the following format:
FROM: Your Name
RE: Legal Liability and the Gig Economy
Use the Strayer Library to conduct your research.
In addition to your textbook, you have access to Nexus Uni through the Strayer Library. You are encouraged to use the Strayer Library to conduct your research. The textbook for this class is a required source for this assignment.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is as follows: Establish what liability concerns exist for a specific business based on agency law.