Vending Operator v. Department of Transportation Faculty Version

NITA's transportation department claims that Vending Operator materially breached a contract to build and maintain vending stations along state highways.
Publisher: NITA
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ISBN: 9781556813726
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NITA's transportation department claims that Vending Operator materially breached a contract to build and maintain vending stations along state highways. This trial case file is suited to train students to try both the liability and damages phases of civil actions. Impeachment issues give students the opportunity to practice examination skills. There are three witnesses for both the plaintiff and the defendant including expert social science and psychology witnesses.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS — Available to All Counsel
Introduction
Complaint
Answer and Affirmative Defense
Proposal and Contract
Request for Proposal (RFP)

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION FOR THE ADVOCATES LAW FIRM (A's)
Statement of Tracy August
Statement of Ryan Black

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION FOR THE BARRISTERS LAW FIRM (B's)
Statement of L.T. Bard
Statement of Dana Green

DISCOVERY MATERIALS — Available to All Counsel
Depositions
Deposition of Chris Della Valle
Deposition of Barnes Silver

Memoranda and Correspondence
Memorandum from Department of Revenue to Department of Transportation
Letter from L.T. Bard to Tracy August, June 8, YR-4
Letter from L.T. Bard to Tracy August, November 10, YR-4
Letter from Tracy August to L.T. Bard, November 19, YR-4
Letter from L.T. Bard to Tracy August, March 11, YR-3
Letter from Tracy August to L.T. Bard, March 17, YR-3
Letter from L.T. Bard to Tracy August, June 30, YR-3
Memorandum from Tracy August to Barnes Silver, June 13, YR-4
Memorandum from Barnes Silver to Route Drivers, June 16, YR-4
Letter from Barnes Silver to Chris Della Valle, June 16, YR-4
Letter from Chris Della Valle to Barnes Silver, June 21, YR-4
Letter from Chris Della Valle to Barnes Silver, April 18, YR-3
Memorandum from Chris Della Valle to L.T. Bard, April 18, YR-3
Memorandum from Chris Della Valle to L.T. Bard, Apri118, YR-3

Information on Vending Sites
Sample comment card
Map of vending station locations
Vending station distances from Nita City
Locations of test site operations
Palos Corners site plan
Devil's Gulch site plan
Vending experiment incident reports

Information on Plaintiff's Damage Model
Letter from Ryan Black to Nathan Isaacs, August 8, YR-l
Table 1: Plaintiff's Summary of Damages
Table 2: Plaintiff's Damage Model
Letter from Ryan Black to Nathan Isaacs, November 29, YR-l

Information on Defendant's Damage Model
Letter from Dana Green to Sarah Lipton, October 16, YR-l
Schedule 1: Defendant's Summary of Damages
Schedule 2: Defendant's Damage Model — Detailed Profit Projections
Schedule 3: Defendant's Damage Model — Calculations of Plaintiff's Revenue per Thousand Vehicle Miles

Stipulations Pertaining to Damages
Stipulation 1 — Facts Regarding Operation of Plaintiff's Test Sites in YR-4 and YR-3
Stipulation 2 — Summary of Financial Data for Nita Test Sites
Stipulation 3 — Facts Regarding Plaintiff's New Jersey and Massachusetts Projects
Stipulation 4 — YR-l Financial Data for New Jersey and Massachusetts Projects
Stipulation 5 — Facts Regarding the State of Nita
Stipulation 6 — Summary of Industry Statistics: YR-2 E-87

Graphs
Projected Revenue per Vehicle Mile
Revenue per Station Doesn't Fall as Number of Stations Grow
Average Revenue per Station
Projected Nita Cost of Goods Sold, Weighted Average of New Jersey and Massachusetts Projects
Projected Nita Variable Selling and Operating Expenses
Differences in Approaches
Plaintiff's High Damages Due to Three Assumptions (pie graph)
Plaintiff's High Damages Due to Three Assumptions (bar chart)
Defendant's Projected COGS Lie
COGS Fall Gradually as Sales Rise
Plaintiff's Projected COGS Lie
Variable Expenses (%) Will Decline

TEACHING NOTES