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Rita's argument that the cigarette manufacturers did not warn her of the risk of smoking although they knew of it at the time she began smoking in the 1940's is most relevant to the issue of whether a. Rita knew (or should have known) there was a risk 70. Rita was a 60-year-old woman dying of lung cancer. She sued the cigarette manufacturers for products liability. The defendant is arguing that even if their product was defective, Rita assumed the risk of her injury. Use these facts for the following question. Rita's argument that nicotine is physically addictive, so that by the time that the defendant warned her of the risk she was already addicted, is most relevant to the issue of whether a. Rita voluntarily assumed the risk of injury 71. A contract is executory until both parties have fully performed. a. True 72. In order to have a valid contract, it must be written. a. False 73. When one party confers a benefit to another who knowingly accepts it and retains it, the court may impose "quasi-contract" liability. a. True 74. Randy went to a local grocery store and, without saying anything, paid for a carton of milk. Randy and the store had a contract. a. True
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75. Elizabeth promised to pay Oliver $100 if he mowed her lawn on Saturday. Oliver mows Elizabeth's lawn on Saturday. This is an example of a unilateral contract. a. True 76. Al promises Pam that he will paint her house if she promises to pay him $1,000. This is an example of which kind of contract? a. Bilateral 77. Bob orders 500 widgets from Widget, Inc. Widget, Inc. sends Bob its standard acknowledgement form accepting the order. This is an example of a(n): a. express contract, bilateral contract, and executory contract 78. Kevin took Kisha to dinner at a fancy restaurant for her birthday. The menus had no prices on them, but Kevin told Kisha to just order what she wanted. When the bill arrived, Kevin was shocked to see that the meal cost over $200! Under the circumstances a. There is an implied contract, and Kevin must pay for the meal. 79. Alex agreed to sell his car to Taki for $8,500 and Taki agreed to pay by cashier's check. Under these circumstances: a. A contract was formed. 80. Taylor agreed to look after the neighbor's dog while the neighbor was away on vacation. While the neighbor was gone, a pipe broke. Taylor arranged and paid for a plumber to fix the leak. a. Taylor and the neighbor had an implied contract for the neighbor to reimburse him for the plumber's bill. 81. Under the Code (UCC), the fact that the parties left open one or more terms of their agreement does not prevent enforcement of the contract. a. True 82. Under the common law, an offer must be in writing. a. False 83. By making a counteroffer, the offeree impliedly rejects the offer. a. True 84. In order for a proposal to be considered an offer, it must be reasonably definite in terms.
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