National Steel, Inc., and Overland Transport Company enter into a contract. Superior Oil
Corporation, which will indirectly benefit from the deal, is prevented from having rights under
the contract by the principle of
Jill and Kurt enter into a contract under which Jill agrees to pay Kurt $125 for a new briefcase.
Kurt's transfer of his right to receive this payment is
Pat, a world famous musician and composer, agrees to give ten piano lessons to Quinn in
exchange for $1,000. Pat's attempt to delegate his contract to Ruth, an inexperienced pianist, will
prohibited because Pat and Ruth have very different skill levels
Uma makes a contract with Val with the intent to benefit Wat. This is
a third party beneficiary
Protective Finishes, Inc. (PFI), agrees to paint Quinn's house, using a particular brand of
"discount" paint. PFI completes the job but uses a different brand of discounted paint of the same
quality. This is most likely
Jean contracts to sell her backhoe to Kyla for $2,000. Before performing, Jean and Kyla decide
to cancel the deal. This is an example of
Diners Restaurant signs an agreement with Eagle Bank to borrow $10,000 at 20 percent interest.
Later, the state legislature passes a law lowering the maximum permissible rate of interest from
15 percent. Diners' best argument for avoiding payment to Eagle is that
the law has rendered
performance of the contract illegal.
Flo agrees to work as Gary's personal accountant for one year but dies in the sixth month of the
contract. Flo's estate
is discharged from any contractual liability.
Kris contracts to work exclusively for Local Company during May for $5,000. On April 30,
Local cancels the contract. Kris finds another job during May but earns only $3,000. Kris files a
suit against Local. As compensatory damages, Kris can recover
Pam contracts to buy a Quotient-brand computer set-up from Regal Systems for $5,000, but
Regal fails to deliver. Pam buys the computer elsewhere for $6,500. Pam's measure of damages
$1,500 plus incidental damages.
Outstate Properties, Inc. (OPI), agrees to sell certain acreage to Pia. OPI repudiates the deal. Pia
sues OPI and recovers damages. Pia can now obtain
Carol pays Dick $10,000 for Dick to design an advertising campaign for Carol's health club. The
next day, Dick tells Carol that he has accepted a job in New York and cannot design the
campaign. Carol files a suit against Dick. Carol can recover
Loyal Engineers, Inc., needs a drill to continue its operations and orders one for $3,000 from
Mining Supplies Company. Loyal tells Mining that it must receive the drill by Tuesday or it will
lose $10,000. Mining ships the drill late. The maximum that Loyal can recover is
Great Hardware Store agrees to hire Holly for one year at a salary of $500 per week. When Great