aw Arnold is in an automobile accident caused by Robertas negligence He accepts

Aw arnold is in an automobile accident caused by

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aw. Arnold is in an automobile accident caused by Roberta's negligence. He accepts her offer to pay him $1,000 and agrees to release her from any further liability. Later, he discovers that his injuries are worse than he had suspected. Arnold's acceptance of Roberta's offer will ax. a. enable him to to recover for injuries ay. b.not allow him to sue Roberta az. c. enable him to sue roberta to recover for the other injuries ba. d. none - b.not allow him to sue Roberta bb. Assume that Larry buys farmland from Al, an apple farmer, because Al states that the land would be a prime site for high-density housing. If Larry subsequently finds out that the local zoning laws permit that land to be used only for agricultural purposes, then bc. a. Larry may rescind the contract and recover his money. bd. b. Larry may rescind the contract only if he can demonstrate that Al knew about the zoning restrictions. be. c. Larry cannot rescind the contract. bf. d. None of the above. - c. Larry cannot rescind the contract. bg. Bill Cratchett leased an apartment from Grendel. Cratchett was a person of limited means in a locality where low-income housing was
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scarce. Shortly after signing the agreement, he fell in an unlit stairwell when a step unexpectedly gave way. In a suit for damages Grendel relied on a clause in the lease stating, "Tenant agrees to hold Owner harmless form any claims for damages no matter how caused." Cratchett should bh. a. Win because the exculpatory clause was unenforceable as a violation of public policy bi. b. Win because the lease was a contract to adhesion bj. c. Lose because nothing indicates that the lease was unconscionable as a whole bk. d. Lose because exculpatory clauses are usually upheld in the interest of freedom of contract - a. Win because the exculpatory clause was unenforceable as a violation of public policy bl. Bill has been trying to purchase Mary's farm for some time, but Mary has been reluctant to sell. Once evening Mary said to Bill, "Okay, I'll sell." Bill replied, "Thank you, Mary. I accept." This agreement was not reduced to writing, but Bill and Mary did shake hands. Two days later, Bill sent a letter to Mary outlining the terms of the agreement and stating that he would deliver cash within 10 days. The letter was signed, "Best regards, Bill." Later, Bill has second thoughts, and refuses to go through with the purchase. Mary bm. a. Could enforce the contract against Bill because the Statue of Frauds has been met in this instance bn. b. Could not enforce the contract against Bill because his signature on the letter was inadequate under that Statue of Frauds. bo. c. Could not enforce the contract against Bill because she did not sign the letter. bp. d. In this instance, neither Mary nor Bill could enforce the contract. - a. Could enforce the contract against Bill because the Statue of Frauds has been met in this instance bq. Carson agreed orally to repair lve's rare book for $450. Before the work was started, lve asked Carson to perform additional repairs to the book and agreed to increase the contract price to $650. After Carson completed the work, lve refused to pay and Carson sued. lve's
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