courseproject_Laws310 - Course Project Landry v. Edwards My...

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Landry v. Edwards My client Landry is a homeowner in a suit against Edwards a shed builder. Landry contracted with Edwards for Edwards to sell Landry his second-hand storage shed that is located at Edwards home. Edwards is refusing to perform the contract and admits that he has breached on the contract. Landry lives in a hilly area and has been unable to find anyone else willing to haul and install the storage shed that Edwards possesses. Edwards’s business has gone bankrupt but the shed is already complete and is still remaining in Edwards’s back yard. There for there is no reason why the shed could not be moved to Landry’s yard for use. In law, a contract is a binding legal agreement that is enforceable in a court of law. That is to say, a contract is an exchange of promises for the breach of which the law will provide appropriate action. A contract is an agreement in writing to perform one act for another. In this case Landry had a contract with Edwards to have his second-hand storage shed moved to his home. Edwards is breaching the contract by not following the agreement stated and for not performing the services promised in the contract. The contract that Landry and Edwards agreed upon is an agreement creating and defining the obligations between two parties. Contracts are also a mechanism for allocating risk. The original contract between Landry and Edwards was for the sale and installation of the shed in Edwards’s backyard. Edwards cannot claim that the “damages are adequate” after a contract has been made. The fact that Edwards is no longer in the shed business is irrelevant. Parties accept the detriment of being bound to their own promises in return for
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