In a 1 to 2 page paper in Microsoft Word, discuss the following scenarios and how the law of sales pertains to both issues. Consider what the law states about the rights of the owners and sellers. How would you address handling both situations from a legal point of view? Be sure to list any specific law or regulation which would apply in these cases.
Case Study #1
Dechert’s camera fails to focus properly so he takes the camera to a camera store to get it repaired. The store sells new and used cameras, and also repairs cameras that have a problem with them. When Dechert returns to the store a week later to pick up the camera, the store informs him that it has been misplaced, and they can not find it. It turns out after the camera was fixed, a dishonest employee sold it to a customer who came in to buy a used camera. If Dechert finds out the name of the customer who bought the camera can he recover it from the customer?
Case Study #2
Allis enters into a contract to buy a restored Model T car. At the time the contract is entered into, the Model T has not yet been restored. Prior to completion of the restoration, a fire destroys the car. Explain what the consequences of the destruction of the car are.