18.An obligor may delegate his or her duties to perform under a contract when the:
19.Unless language or circumstances indicate the contrary, a general assignment is:
MSC:AACSB Analytic20.The delegator of construction duties remains liable if:a.the delegatee performs the work properly, but the obligee did not approve of the delega-tion.b.the delegatee performs the work improperly.c.the obligee objects in writing to the delegatee’s performance of the work, even if the dele-gatee performs the work properly.d.the value of the contract is $500 or more and the delegatee performs the work properly.ANS:B
MSC:AACSB AnalyticCASE1.A professor owned a home next door to a very dilapidated, neglected home. John Cataldo purchased the home next door and made a contract with Wizard Home Improvements for a complete renovation of the property. The professor was delighted because the improvement of the Cataldo home was up-grading the neighborhood and raising the value of the professor's home.After making the last required payment on the contract, John Cataldo became seriously ill and ulti-mately was taken to a nursing home for care.When Wizard learned of Cataldo's illness and confinement, Wizard ceased work on the Cataldo home. Because the outside renovation work had not been completed, the premises began to return to its for-mer rundown condition. The professor ultimately sued Wizard as a third-party beneficiary of the con-tract between Cataldo and Wizard. What is the probable outcome of the lawsuit?
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