Explain the best solution for the scenario. Include comments related to any ethical issues that arise. You should locate at least one scholarly source from the Library or one case that has been decided or is currently pending to support your answer.
Greg hired Drake’s Renovations to remodel his kitchen and one bathroom for $15,000. Drake was required to follow the plans and instructions provided by Greg and complete the work by rooms by June 30. Drake had the exclusive right to control the manner and method for performing the work, including the right to select other workers and tools used. One day, two of Drake’s employees were unloading a spa tub for Greg’s bathroom. Startled by a noise, the employee turned quickly and the tub struck Sandy, who was walking her dog. Sandy tripped and hit her head on the pavement. The dog broke loose, bit Drake’s employee, and then ran off.
Explain the relationship between Greg and Drake’s Renovations. What are the rights and responsibilities of each party?
Which party is liable for Sandy’s injuries?
Which party is liable for the injuries to the employee?