Contract Law

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Parker v. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (California 1970)

Definitions: anticipatorily repudiated: describes a declaration by the promising party to a contract, that he or she does not intend to live up to his or her obligations under the contract.

Procedural History: Plaintiff moved for summary judgment, granted ...

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Luttinger v. Rosen

The Facts

P Luttinger, buyer, contracted with D Rosen, seller to purchase a dwelling.  P’s attorney wrote a contract with a very specific “subject to” condition precedent. The P was not able to fulfill the exact condition precedent, so they asked D for ful...

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Hawkins v. McGee

The Facts

A doctor, Defendant McGee, operated on Plaintiff Hawkins’ hand and performed a skin graft. P had sustained the hand injury nine years prior to the operation in an accident which had no relation to D.  D spoke the words, “I will guarantee to make th...

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Vastoler v. American Can Co.

Procedural History

–          Trial judge favored for defendant because he was “promoted” the plaintiff’s case lacked significant financial detriment, if any at all.

–          Appeals court overrul...

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Pyeatte v. Pyeatte

Procedural History

–          Wife won, and husband appealed.

–          Reversed and remanded for judgment

Facts

–          W...

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