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(Signed) James B. Winner Winner never paid the $2,000. The week having passed, Coombs brings suit against Winner. Who wins? Discuss fully the principles of law involved. 6. Fedun rented a building to Gomer, who did business under the name of Mike’s Cafe. Later, Gomer was about to sell the business to Brown and requested Fedun to release him from his liability under the lease. Fedun agreed to do so. Brown sold the business shortly thereafter. The balance of the rent due by Gomer under the original lease agreement was not paid, and Fedun sued Gomer on
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the rent claim. Could he collect after having released Gomer? [Fedun v Mike’s Cafe, 204 A2d 776 (Pa Super)] There is a preexisting legal obligation for Gomer to pay for the original lease agreement. 8. Sears, Roebuck and Co. promised to give Forrer permanent employment. Forrer sold his farm at a loss to take the job. Shortly after beginning work, he was discharged by Sears, which claimed that the contract could be terminated at will. Forrer claimed that promissory estoppel prevented Sears from terminating the contract. Was he correct? [Forrer v Sears, Roebuck & Co., 153 NW2d 587 (Wis)] (1) the promisor makes a promise that lacks consideration, (2) the promisor intends or should reasonably expect that the promisee will rely on the promise, (3) the promisee in fact relies on the promise in some definite and substantial manner, and (4) enforcement of the promise is the only way to avoid injustice.
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