Analyze the case of SeaWorld of Florida v. Perez, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6660 (D.C. Cir.) located in your textbook on pp. 554–558, including the opinion of Judge Rodgers as well as the dissenting opinion of Judge Kavanaugh.
Write a case study review of the court’s opinion that answers the questions below. Support your review with analysis and evidence from the unit reading and outside sources.
- What are the legal issues enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and presented in this case?
- How did the plaintiff establish a valid violation under the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act? Explain how the elements of a valid claim were satisfied under the OSH Act. How does OSHA enforce workplace safety and health standards?
- Do you agree with the court’s decision? Should or could SeaWorld have done more to abate the hazard? Support your position.
Your case study should be written in APA style and must be a minimum of two pages, not including the title and reference pages. You must us a minimum of three sources, one of which may be your textbook. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.