Rachel and Roy are married. Phillip is a private investigator, - 8160

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Rachel and Roy are married. Phillip is a private investigator, who is following Rachel at Roy’s request, to see if she is involved in another relationship. At one point, Rachel enters a “women only” gym, where Phillip cannot follow. Phillip calls his friend Sue and tells her that if she will enter the gym and observe Rachel, Roy will pay her $25 an hour for her services. Sue goes to the gym and observes Rachel for 3 hours, after which she bills Roy for $75. Must Roy pay Sue’s bill? 

 

A.   No, because Sue is not a licensed private investigator

 

B.   Yes, because Phillip was acting as Roy’s agent when he hired Sue

C.   Yes, because Sue is entitled to collect on a quasi-contract basis

 

D.   No, because Roy is not liable for contracts entered into by Phillip

 

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Rachel and Roy are married. Phillip is a private investigator, who is following Rachel at Roy’s request, to see if she is involved in another relationship. At one point, Rachel enters