Reed v. Reed
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Anglia Television v. Reed
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Citation. 3 All E.R. 690 (House of Lords 1971) Brief Fact Summary. An actor and a media company entered into a contract for the actor to star in a film of a play for television.  The actor had to repudiate the contract, and a question as to the damages owed by the actor to the media company arose. Synopsis of Rule of Law. If a party cannot demonstrate an amount of lost profits they are entitled to, both expenditures incurred before and after the contract was concluded will be part of the damages award, if those expenditures "would reasonably be in the contemplation of th ...

Reed v. McCord
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 18 App. Div. 381, 46 N.Y.S. 407 (App Div, 2d Dept 1897) Brief Fact Summary. The defendant in a medical negligence case testified as to some of the circumstances surrounding the accident. The coroner then got on the stand and testified as to some of the things that the defendant had said, over objection by the defendant. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A statement made by a party against a party's own interest is not hearsay, and may be admitted substantively. Issue. Whether the statements by the coroner as to the statements made ...

Reed v. Ross
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 468 U.S. 1, 104 S. Ct. 2901, 82 L. Ed. 2d 1, 1984 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. An individual was convicted of murder, but a Supreme Court case decided after his conviction concluded that a procedural aspect of all cases including his was deemed invalid. Synopsis of Rule of Law. "[W]here a constitutional claim is so novel that its legal basis is not reasonably available to counsel, a defendant has cause for his failure to raise the claim in accordance with applicable state procedures." ...

Gibbs v. Breed, Abbot & Morgan
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Kovacik v. Reed
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Reed v. Sears, Roebuck & Co
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 934 F. Supp.713 (D. Md. 1996) Brief Fact Summary. Owen L. Reed, Jr. and Donna Reed, (Plaintiffs) bring this action individually and on behalf of their child, seeking damages against Sears, Roebuck & Co., (Defendant) for the sale of an allegedly defective storm door that caused injuries to their child. Defendant seeks summary judgment claiming the sealed containers defense. Synopsis of Rule of Law. The sealed container defense applies to products liability claims alleging "defective design or manufacture" as well as strict p ...

Cochran v. Dellfava
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Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Carbon County Coal Co.
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Troutman v. Southern Railway Co.
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Old West Enterprises, Inc. v. Reno Escrow Co.
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Greenfield v. Philles Records, Inc.
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Copeland Process Corp. v. Nalews, Inc.
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Dienst v. Dienst
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Yarbro v. Neil B. McGinnis Equipment Co.
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Potter v. Hatter Farms, Inc.
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Cohn v. Fisher
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Azevedo v. Minister
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McCintosh v. Murphy
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Crabtree v. Elizabeth Arden Sales Corp.
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C.R. Klewin, Inc v. Flagship Properties, Inc.
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Registry Hotel Corp.
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Associates Loan Co. v. Walker
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Citation. 76 N.M. 520 416 P. 2d 529 (Supreme Court of New Mexico, 1966) Brief Fact Summary. A written contract between the owners of a dairy farm and a salesman of water softeners was assigned to a third party.  Prior to executing the written contracts, the owners of the dairy farm allegedly entered into an oral agreement with the salesman providing for a trial period of the water softener.  At the end of the trial period, if the cows were not producing more milk, there would be no contractual obligation owed by the dairy farmers, and the water softener would be removed from t ...

Western Oil Sales Corp. v. Bliss & Wetherbee
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Citation. 299 S.W.637(Commission of Appeals of Texas, 1927) Brief Fact Summary. Company 1 entered into a contract with company 2 to sell and deliver oil covered by certain leases.  Company 1 assigned its obligations and rights to company 3.  After the assignment, company 1 refused to recognize any liability under the original contract.  Company 2 transferred its leasehold to company 4 after company 1 refused to accept liability. Synopsis of Rule of Law. "When a contract is assignable, a party may assign the benefits of his contract to another, and delegate to h ...

Sally Beauty Co. v. Nexxus Prods. Co.
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