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Ryan Sheurpukdi June 25, 2020 Bul4421 Rochelle v. Mead Superior court of connecticut 2015 WL 6762975 October 13, 2015 Facts: Defendant was diagnosed with ADHD and was found that having this illness allowed for easy manipulation. Defendant was told by the plaintiff that an attorney was not needed in the case of the separation. Defendant listened to a friend and got one anyway. Issue: Was the defendant’s illness enough to cause a duress. Ruling: open judgement denied Reason: The mental condition was not enough to support claim of duress.
Desny v Wilder Supreme court of california, in bank 6 Cal.2d 715 June 28, 1956 Facts: Plaintiff appeals to action against him to recover the reasonable value of literary composition. He had written a photoplay that was produced by the defendant. Issue: The plaintiff is seeking royalties as he is claiming the defendant took his photoplay and produced it. Ruling: summary judgement granted and it denied right to prove that it was subject of a contract Reasons: No contract was made physically, only a verbal one which does not hold up in court.
Heritage Constructors Inc v Chrietzberg Electric Inc Court of appeals Texas 015 WL 3378377 December 9, 2014 Facts: A subcontract was submitted to do electric work on a wastewater treatment plant that was to be built. When the prime contractor was signed the subcontract was withdrawn. Issue: The prime contractor claims misrepresentation and breach of contract. Ruling: Take nothing judgement favored Chrietzberg Reason: Heritage failed to point out any actions that are unequivocally referred to in its agreements along with any unearned benefits.
Rothberg v Walt Disney Co United states court of appeals 168 F.3d 501 June 3, 1998 Facts: Jahn served as an executive at walt disney pictures and television until his death. Rothberg brought a release form for jahn to sign valued at 2 million dollars.

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