Equitable remedy calling for the performance of the

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Equitable remedy calling for the performance of the act promised in the contract. (rarely  done because they don’t like to dictate the way someone will behave) Ex. When there is a breach on land the court will step in.  Provides remedy in cases involving:  Reformation: Equitable remedy allowing a contract to be reformed, or rewritten to reflect the parties  true intentions. Available when an agreement is imperfectly expressed in writing If the terms of the contracts are vague, the court will step in and tell the parties to redo  the contract When Fraud or Mutual Mistake is Present. Reformation is used often in cases dealing  with fraud or mistake. Election on Remedies: the situation in which a winning party in a lawsuit must choose the means by which its  injury will be remedied What is recovery based on quasi contract? When Quasi Contract is Used Arises when no contract actually exists.  (Lawnmower man) Remedy created by courts  to obtain justice and prevent unjust enrichment. If you don’t pay, because there is not a contract, the court will say you still owe him  money because he has a reasonable expectation on being paid.  Party conferring benefit can recover in quantum meruit (“as much as she deserves”) 
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When no contract exists. When a contract exists but is unenforceable. Partially performing party can recover value of services when contract is unenforceable.  Requirements of Quasi Contract. Benefit was conferred to the other party.   Party conferring benefit reasonably expected to be paid. The benefit was not volunteered. Receiving benefit without paying for it would result in unjust enrichment Agency Relationships in Businesses Agency Relationships  Agency is a “fiduciary relationship based on trust and confidence There is a duty of care Each must act in the interest of the other Employer-Employee Relationships Employer-Independent Contractor Relationship Employers have ‘no control’ over the details of their work performance Employee vs. Independent Contractor Does employer exercise a great degree of control over the details of the work Is the worker engaged in an occupation or business distinction from employer? Is the work usually under Employer’s supervision? Does Employer provide the tools Has the worker been employed a long time? Is the worker paid at the end of the job? Is there a great deal on skill required? How is an Agency Formed? Generally, agency relationships:
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Are consensual Require no consideration  Require principal to have contractual capacity (agent does not) Can be created for any legal purpose Agency by Agreement Formed through express consent (oral or written) or implied by conduct Agency by Ratification
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