1/3/15 1:19 AMBusiness Law - Chapter 15 flashcards | QuizletPage 7 of 10Alfred orally promised to pay Robert asalary of $30,000 per year for five years andhis moving expenses up to $10,000 if Robertwould quit his job and come to work for himat his manufacturing plant. Robert agreed todo so, but requested a written contract.Alfred assured him that the companyattorney would prepare such a contract assoon as possible, but Alfred needed Robertto start at once. Accordingly, Robert sold hishouse, moved his family, and commenced towork for Alfred. He was fired without causetwo months later. No written contract wasever executed. Can Robert enforce Alfred'soral promise?
made an oral promise that Robert reliedupon, and the way to avoid injustice is toenforce the promise.Scott is trying to introduce oral evidence incourt to alter the terms of a written contracthe had with Bonnie. Bonnie has raised theparol evidence rule as an objection to Scott'stestimony. In which of the followingcircumstances will Scott not be able tointroduce the oral evidence?
Ethel's Exercise World plans to order threeweight machines from Pete's Push, Pedaland Pull, Inc. for a total of $15,000. Pete'sdemands that Ethel's friend, Moneybags, awealthy independent businesswoman (notconnected with Ethel's business in any way)promise to pay Pete's for the three machinesif Ethel's Exercise World does not. Which ofthe promises in this problem must be inwriting to be enforceable?