BIEF#2 - stated that Campbell was to sell Hostetter 20,000...

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Issue Whether or not Campbell is excused from his contract with Hostetter Farms Inc., given that Campbell was unable to deliver the agreed upon amount of crop due to natural conditions he could not predict, which may indicate that Campbell is excused from the contract under the defense of commercial impracticality. Rule The doctrine of commercial impracticality is an excuse for non-performance of contracts, which excuses the performance if an unforeseeable event makes it impractical for the promisor to perform. Application/Analysis Whether or not Campbell is excused from his contract formed with Hostetter Farms Inc., given that the sole reason for not fulfilling the contract being one of unforeseeable cause. Charles C. Campbell entered a sales agreement with Hostetter Farms, Inc., the agreement
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Unformatted text preview: stated that Campbell was to sell Hostetter 20,000 bushels of No.2 yellow corn at $1.70 per bushel. Campbell was only able to deliver 10,417 bushels, due to excessive rain making much of Campbells ground unsuitable for planting. Hostetter sued Campbell for breach of contract. Campbell is excused from the contract under commercial impracticality because the only reason for not producing the full amount of crop was due to unpredictable natural causes. Conclusions Yes, Campbell is excused from the contract. Campbell was unable to deliver the full amount of crop due to situations that were out of his control and also unforeseeable....
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