Unformatted text preview: refused to pay. Barbour didn’t set up to have anyone be the contact person for his building when he was out of the country. Barbour must pay to cover the cost of the repairs. This is considered a “ quasi-contract .” Defense: Barbour and Partners Verdict: Barbour must pay for reasonable repairs. Law and Economics Notes: It makes more sense economically for Barbour to bear the risk in his building. Unless, Berry acted in complete negligence in his work that caused the fire to begin with....
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- Fall '07
- Economics, Barbour, Charles Berry Case