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promise on behalf of Turnip Plaza Hotel and must follow through. When one party to a contract does not fulfill his or her legal obligations under the contract ("breaching the contract"), the otherparty may seek a remedy, or some combination of remedies, to make the injured party whole (UMUC, n.d). To evaluate Mark's claim, the following steps must be taken to resolve the
8TURNIP PLAZA HOTEL ANALYSIS conflicts within the company. As the decision tree shows, when there is a valid and enforceable contract, then monetary and equitable remedies may be sought. If a promise has been made, then one may seek a remedy under the theory of promissory estoppel (UMUC, n.d). This idea is commonly enforced in the field of contract law that will help both parties to negotiate an agreement based on the promised made by the management of the company. In addition, this doctrine may be used as the basis of a promise made when the party's reliance on that promise was reasonable, and the party attempting to recover detrimentally relied on the promise (LII Staff, 2018). The court will influence the understanding of the relationship between rights and remedies and how much discretion should be granted in this case. Mark could ask for any other remedy besides the damages that company might have caused him. This step is a nonmonetary relief in which he could request a reinstatement to position where he was dismissed or at least give him another position within the company. For the parties involved and their lawyers, damages provide a tangible form of relief and a means to pay legal costs (Carrol & Witzleb, 2011).After evaluating the defense of promissory estoppel, if there is no agreement, Mark can seek damages made by the company through compensatory damage, specifically special damages. This would cover any loss incurred by the breach of contract because of special circumstances or conditions that are not ordinarily predictable (UNM, 2019). Mark suffered a significant financial blow after Turnip Plaza laid decided to lay him off. Mark's performances have increased the revenue of the company. He is a well-known tourist guide around the area andterminating him based on the company's liability issues would be unfair in his case. He relied on the promised that he would get promoted, extend his contract and increased his salary. To obtain damages for the type of loss, the non-breaching party must prove that the breaching party knew
9TURNIP PLAZA HOTEL ANALYSIS of the particular circumstances or requirements at the time the contract was made (UNM, 2019). The calculation of compensatory damages depends on the type of contract that was breached andthe type of loss that was incurred (UNM, 2019).Message to the Vice President and Ethical IssuesIt is ethical to treat people fairly, which means to follow through on promises made.