Contract Law

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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 overruled this deci...

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Pyeatte v. Pyeatte

Procedural History

-          Wife won, and husband appealed.

-          Reversed and remanded for judgment

Facts

-          Wife and husband ma...

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Pine River State Bank v. Mettille

Procedural History

-          Supreme court of Minnesota

-          Trial court awarded Mettille damages, and the bank appealed.

Facts

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