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(3) If not, you can sue c) No Competes Law- promise not to work for competition for certain years or disclose certain information (1) Has to be specific in geographic location and have reasonable time (2) Tech industries have “no competes” as standard (3) Some firms use it to bully you into not leaving JOURNAL #2 Tort Law- go to ARTA.org >issues>choose one 1. Summarize issue 2. page is it a good or bad idea?
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10/19 Lecture 12 I. Some contracts have to be in writing A. 4 types: B. Statute of Frauds- certain kinds of contracts people were making claims that were untrue by “verbal agreements” <to avoid, need to be in writing 1. Real property- land and permanent structures, real-estate 2. Suretyship- debtor contract with creditor and creditor contract with surety a) The 2nd contract transfers payment to original debtor 3. Take over 1 year to finish/complete 4. Sale of goods for more than $500 (unless its custom ordered) C. Allows someone to cancel unfinished contract 1. Verbal deal for a band to play at a wedding, wedding off, you can back out II. Contemporary v punitive A. In contract cases, juries can’t award extra money, but can hand out compensatory awards but not punishments (punitive) B. Direct damages 1. Hawkins vs McGee a) Hawkins a soldier in WWI and out in the field and electrically burned, healed not well but no amputated. McGee an expert skin grafting doctor hired by Hawkins on the agreement of a 100% working/perfect hand. McGee took strip of skin from stomach and when bandages were off, bothersome chest hair was growing on his palm and Hawkins sued. b) Asked jury to figure out 100% perfect hand in dollar value, then subtract $ value of the hairy hand = direct damages reward 2. Differentiate in what you’re supposed to get and what you actually get= DD award C. Consequential Damages 1. Get a jury to give rewards of a consequential action 2. Pruth vs Ford a) Pruth ordered a tractor to be delivered on time for fall and rented 3 surrounding fields to plant more corn. The tractor ended up not running and shipping parts took too long to salvage the dying corn b) Wasn’t able to save harvest in two fields due to the broken tractor and wanted cost covered for tractor repair and lost money from lost crops. c) Jury evaluates if other loses are a result of a broken agreement and are foreseeable- which checks out in this case
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