Contract Law

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Lee v. Jenkins Brothers

US Court of Appeals, 268 F.2d 357 (1959)

Facts:

P was the employer for Ds.  P stated that Ds made an agreement to provide him with a pension, regardless of his future decision to work, he would be given credit for his 13 years of pension benefits from his former employer.  ...

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Gearing v. Kelly

Court of Appeals of New York, 182 N.E.2d 391 (1962)

Facts:

P, stockholders of Radium Chemical Company, wanted to set aside the election of a new Director of the Corporation.  The Director was voted on without a quorum.  However, Meacham, a board member, deliberately did not...

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Charlestown Boot and Shoe Co. v. Dunsmore

Supreme Court of NH

60 N.H. 85 (1880)

 

Facts:

The shareholders of corporation P believed that Osgood needed to be hired to help with two board of directors:  Dunsmore and Willard.  The shareholders elected to Osgood to “close up its affairs.”  Dunsm...

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Schymanski v. Conventz

955 P.2c 997 (1998)

Facts:

P and D are two groups of partners, who entered into an written agreement to create a fishing lodge.  The concept between the two groups would be a 50-50 partnership, but not necessarily in the amount of equity invested into the business at the out...

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Head v. Henry Tyler Construction Corp.

539 So.2d 196 (1988)

Facts:

Head entered a construction K with HTCC, which stated HTCC would be compensated on a “time and material basis.” Head’s organization paid $2K less than what was owed.  HTTCC brough suit of the balance owed.  The complaint was amended to list...

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