Hadley v. Baxendale
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Hadley v. Baxendale
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Hadley v. Baxendale
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Hadley v. Baxendale
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Spang Industires, Inc., Fort Pitt Bridge Divisions v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co
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Contracts Questions & Answers
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1) Patricia's employer fired her after only three months in the job, in breach of a twelve-month employment contract. Patricia is entitled to recover as damages A. her salary for twelve months. B. her salary for nine months. C. her salary for nine months, less what she could have earned in another job had she made reasonable efforts to find another suitable job. D. nothing, because employment contracts must provide for liquidated damages. View Answer [ad] Issue: Limitations on damages. Answer: C, This measure of damages reflects the effect of her so-called "duty" to miti ...

CONTRACTS ESSAY EXAMINATION #5
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FACTS Old McDonald had a farm. And on this farm McDonald grew crops and raised the usual variety of merry critters. But McDonald was sick of work that made his back sore and decided to become a land speculator like everyone else. Fortunately for McDonald, his land was located just outside the city limits of New Babylon, the largest city in the State of Disarray. Because of New Babylon's rapid growth in recent years, the McDonald farm was a prime prospect for real estate development. A simple ad McDonald placed in a local paper generated literally dozens of inquiries from parties interested in ...

CONTRACTS ESSAY EXAMINATION #2
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FACTS: THE HEIR TO THE THRONE Imagine, if you will, that it is now 1999 and you do not know how the 2000 Presidential Election will turn out. George W. Bush ("George W"), is still just the son of the former President and now a candidate for the Presidency in his own right. George W has been seeking the Republican nomination for President for months, and he has distinguished himself primarily as a campaign fundraiser. His only drawback, of course, is that he is utterly without knowledge of, or experience in, national or international politics. The latter fact was made painfully obvious in a r ...

CONTRACTS ESSAY EXAMINATION #3
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"FACTS" Imagine, if you will, that by February of 1998, Janet Reno had grown weary of her job as Attorney General of the United States. Faced with yet another subpoena from a Congressional committee investigating the Whitewater scandal and further demands for a special prosecutor to investigate the phone solicitations conducted by the Clinton campaign, Janet decided she had had enough of Bill and Hillary Clinton's problems. She resigned from her post, and decided to pursue a career as an entrepreneur in the private sector. To that end, she leased a two-story commercial building in Encino, Cal ...

Case Overviews
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Hawkins v. McGee (1929) Facts: A surgeon guaranteed that the plaintiffs hand operation would be 100 percent successful. The plaintiff sued for breach of warranty when the operation was not successful. ...

Expectation
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Courts have a strong preference for awarding damages measured by the expected value of the promise/contract. The object is to put the party in the same position he would be in if the contract were performed as expected. This includes both the value of expenses incurred and expected profits. A. Computing the Value of Expectations (Rest. 2d. § 347) Professor Farnsworth’s formula for calculating expectation damages is: General Damages = Loss in Value + Other Loss - Cost Avoided - Loss Avoided ...