Hadley v. Baxendale
A shaft in Hadleys (P) mill broke rendering the mill inoperable. Hadley hired Baxendale (D) to
transport the broken mill shaft to an engineer in Greenwich so that he could make a duplicate.
Hadley told Baxendale that th
Pittsburg steel co v. Brookhaven manor water Co.
Summary. The Plaintiff, Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. (Plaintiff), sued the Defendant,
Brookhaven Manor Water Co. (Defendant), for breach of contract after the Defendant refused to
Parker v. 20th century Fox
Brief. Plaintiff Parker, better known as actress Shirley MacLaine, contracted with Defendant,
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp., to play the female lead in the film Bloomer Girl. Defendant
thereafter repudiated the agre
Hadley v. Baxendale
A shaft in Hadleys (P) mill broke rendering the mill inoperable. Hadley hired Baxendale (D) to transport the
broken mill shaft to an engineer in Greenwich so that he could make a duplicate. Hadley told Baxendale that th
41 Plante v. Jacobs
The Plaintiff, Eugene Plante (Plaintiff), agreed to build a house for the Defendants, Frank and
Carol Jacobs (Defendants). Disputes arose during construction and the house was never finished.
Rule. There can be no recovery on
Dyer v. National By-Products
Dyer (P) worked for National (D) when he lost his right foot in a work-related accident. Dyer was given a
leave of absence at full pay. After returning to work at the same position he held before the accident
Walgreen Co. v. Sara Creek Property Co.
Brief Fact Summary.
Defendant, Sara Creek Property Company, is appealing a judgment for a permanent injunction in
favor of Plaintiff, Walgreen Company.
Synopsis of Rule of Law.
An appellate court will not
Sullivan v. Oconnor
Sullivan (P), an entertainer, contracted with OConnor (D), a plastic surgeon, for cosmetic surgery on her
nose. OConnor promised that only two surgeries would be necessary and that the nose job would
enhance and improv
Rockingham County v. Luten Bridge Co.
Rockingham County, North Carolina (D) contracted with Luten (P) to construct a bridge. Luten had
completed very little work on the bridge when Rockingham County provided a notice of cancellation of
Tongish v. Thomas
Appellee Dennis Tongish, a farmer, contracted with Appellant Decatur Coop Association, to sell his
entire crop of sunflower seeds at $13.00 per hundredweight. After the market price rose to about
$20.00 per hundredweig
Fera v. Village Plaza, Inc.
Plaintiffs entered into a lease with Defendants to open a book and bottle shop in Defendants shopping center.
When the leased space was ready for occupancy, Plaintiffs were refused their space because the lea
NERI V. RETAIL MARINE CORP.
Neri (P) contracted with Retail Marine (D) to buy a boat and gave a deposit for a firm sale
with immediate delivery instead of the usual 4-6 wks. However after the boat was already
ordered and delivered to D, Ps
Britton v. Turner
Summary. Britton (Plaintiff) brought an action of assumpsit for work and labor performance of the
Plaintiff in servicing Turner (Defendant). Defendant appeals from a judgment allowing the Plaintiff to
recover for work and labor
Young v. City of Chicopee
Summary. The Plaintiff, Young (Plaintiff), sued to recover for the work done and materials supplied
pursuant to a contract for the construction of a bridge. The bridge was destroyed by fire before
completion and the Pla
Goodman v. Dicker
Facts: Goodman (D) was the local distributor for Emerson Radio. Goodman encouraged Dicker
(P) to apply for an Emerson franchise. Goodman induced Dicker to incur expenses to do business
under the franchise including the employme
Walters v. Marathon Oil Co. Case Brief:
Case Name and Citation
Walters v. Marathon Oil Co.
Statement of the Case
Walters (P) purchased a service station and made improvements to it based
upon promises made by Marathon Oil Co. (D) during
Calder v. Jones
Summary. Respondent, Shirley Jones, brought a libel suit in a California state court against
Petitioners, Calder et al. Petitioners South and Calder are Florida residents who argue that California
courts lack personal jurisdiction
21 WWW. Associates Inc. v. Giancontieri
Summary. Plaintiff contracted with Defendants to purchase a parcel of land. Contained in the
contract is a reciprocal cancellation provision permitting either party to cancel the agreement if
23 Frigaliment Iporting CO. v B.N.S. International Sales Corp
Summary. Defendant B.N.S. International Sales Corp. contracted to sell chicken to Plaintiff,
Frigaliment Importing Co. Defendant sent chicken complying with the weight requirements of
23 Nanakuli Paving & Rock Co. v. Shell Oil
Plaintiff, Nanakuli Paving & Rock Co., sued Defendant, Shell Oil Co., for breach of a supply contract
when Defendant failed to provide price protection on a delivery of asphalt as it had done in the pas
Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal Mining Co.
Garland Coal (D) contracted for the right to strip mine coal on Peevyhouses (P) property for five years.
The contract provided that Garland would perform restoration work on the property at the end of
Groves v. Josh Wunder Co
Defendant John Wunder Co., entered into a contract with Plaintiff S.J. Groves & Sons Company, to remove sand
and gravel from Plaintiffs premises and leave the property at a uniform grade, substantially the same
FETICO BELGIUM S.A. V. PHOSPHATE CHEMICAL EXPORT ASSN
A buyer/dealer of fertilizer wanted to buy fertilizer to sell it to Iraq. Seller was late in delivering
so buyer bought fertilizer someplace else but had to pay more. Buyer sought to re
HYPO: GIFTS; IS THERE CONSIDERATION OR RELIANCE
Kim is an investor and invests in Sun. Kim loses a lot of $. They go out to a sushi bar and drink.
Sun asks server for a safety pin, and pricks his finger and writes a promissory note that says I
In order to come to a resolution, the issue on whether there was a contract must be
determined. A contract is a set of promises that is remedied by law if breached
are a manifestation of intent to perform or do something. (Restatem
Every party pays their own attorneys fees in America
Liquidated damages- in the event somebody breeches the contract, the breech will require
damages to be paid. Rule for liquidated damages: They are reasonable as long as they are not
- Cant be p
Professors Assignment #2
In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King deposited his papers with the library of Boston University (BU).
At the same time, Dr. King wrote the following letter to BU:
563 Johnson Ave. NE
July 16, 1964
Boston University Lib
Professors Assignment Writing Assignment #3
CALI Lesson: Invitations to Negotiate and Other Expressions that are not Offers. Analysis
Exercise. Write a 6 paragraph legal analysis of the problem using IRAC (Issue, Rule, Analysis,
Conclusion) format. This s
Agreement With a Court Decision: De May v. Roberts
I believe the court made the right decision in the case De May v. Roberts. Child birth is a
very important and private time for both the mother and the father of the unborn child. They