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CHAPTER 16 Bailments. 16-1 Bailments 16-2 Bailor and Bailee Duties. 16-1 Bailments. GOALS Discuss the ways in which bailments are created and ended Identify common real-life bailments. FOCUS. What is a bailment and have you been involved in one? Leave your car with a valet service

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Chapter 16 bailments

CHAPTER 16Bailments

16-1 Bailments

16-2 Bailor and Bailee Duties


16 1 bailments

16-1 Bailments

GOALS

  • Discuss the ways in which bailments are created and ended

  • Identify common real-life bailments

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Focus

FOCUS

  • What is a bailment and have you been involved in one?

  • Leave your car with a valet service

  • Dry cleaning goods

  • Pet at the vet

  • Jewelry repair

  • Shoe repair

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How are bailments created and ended

HOW ARE BAILMENTS CREATED AND ENDED?

  • Transfer of possession and control

  • Possession- 2 types

    • 1.actual=parties exchange goods

      2. constructive-get the keys the car

    • Control

    • Example: go to the prom and leave your car with a valet service.

  • Disposition of the goods

    • Goods returned to bailor

    • Goods delivered to another party-UPS FEDex

    • What are fungible goods-like gas?

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Chapter 16 bailments

What are the three ways in which bailments are ended?

Time agreed has elapsed

Purpose has been achieve

Parties mutually agree to end it.

Death, insanity, bankruptcy

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Common examples of bailments

COMMON EXAMPLES OF BAILMENTS

  • Bailments for transport- common carrier, charge a demurrage or fee and have a carrier’s lien until transport is paid

  • Bailments for hire- tool rental, car rental

  • Bailments for services-lawn mower repair

  • Bailments for sale- consignment shops

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16 2 bailor and bailee duties

16-2 Bailor and Bailee Duties

GOALS

  • Describe the duties owed by the bailee in a bailment

  • State the bailor’s duties in a bailment

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Focus1

Characteristics of bailment

Levels of care

FOCUS

  • The subject is tangible personal property

  • The bailor transfers temporary possession to the bailee

  • The bailor transfers temporary control to the bailee

  • The goods must be returned to the bailor or to someone the bailor specifies

  • Extraordinary –bailee is strictly liable for any damage loss or injury

  • Ordinary- mutual benefit bailment- bailee is liable if negligent.

  • Minimal- involuntary bailment, you find your neighbors dog, watch, etc.

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Duties owed by the bailee in a bailment

DUTIES OWED BY THE BAILEE IN A BAILMENT

  • Duty to care for the property

  • Modification of the level of care

    • Modification by legislation- passengers luggage- limit loss for airlines

    • Modification by contract

    • Modification by disclaimer-auto garage, not liable for things left in car.

  • Duty to return the goods if paid, if not create a bailee’s lien and hold onto the goods till paid.

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Chapter 16 bailments

Name the three levels of care owed bailed goods.

Extraordinary

Ordinary

minimal

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What duties are owed by the bailor in a bailment

WHAT DUTIES ARE OWED BY THE BAILOR IN A BAILMENT?

  • Mutual-benefit bailments- goods fit for the intended purpose

  • Bailments for the sole benefit of bailor- minimal care required

  • Bailments for the sole benefit of bailee- bailee must take extraordinary care.

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