Moore v. Regents of the University of California
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

State v. Shack
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Pulliam v. Coastal Emergency Svcs
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Williams v. Wilson
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Harmon v. Harmon
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Neibuhr v. Gage
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Horning v. Hardy
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Burgdorfer v.Thielemann

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 153 Ore. 354, 55 P.2d 1122, 1936 Ore. Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiff and the Defendant made a contract to buy land. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant misrepresented the value of the land and agreed to pay off a mortgage on the land when the Defendant had no such intent. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Failure to follow the Statute of Frauds (SOF) is not a defense in a case alleging deceit. ...

Hinkle v. Rockville Motor Co., Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 278 A.2d 42. Brief Fact Summary. The Defendant, Rockville Motor Co., Inc. (Defendant), sold the Plaintiff, Hinkle (Plaintiff) a car, claiming it was "new". In fact, it had about 2000 miles on it and had been in an accident, where the body was severed. The Plaintiff sued the Defendant for the costs the Plaintiff would incur to fix the car. Synopsis of Rule of Law. In a case of fraud or deceit, plaintiff need not show the actual value of the misrepresented item at the time of purchase to make a case. It is enough that plaintiff ...

Sorenson v. Gardner
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Richard v. A. Waldman and Sons, Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 155 Conn. 343, 232 A.2d 307, 1967 Conn. Brief Fact Summary. After a Plaintiff bought land relying on a survey from Waldman and Sons, Inc. (Defendant), he brought suit when he realized the survey lines were incomplete and that his house was too close to the boundary line of the property. Synopsis of Rule of Law. In a contract for sale, a defendant may be held liable, in tort, for representations upon which a plaintiff is induced to rely. ...

Griffith v. Byers Constr. Co. of Kansas, Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 510 P.2d 198 (Kan. 1973). Brief Fact Summary. After Plaintiffs learned that the soil of their properties had a saline condition, they brought suit against Byers Construction Co. of Kansas, Inc. (Defendant), based on breach of implied warranty of fitness and fraud in concealment of a material matter. Synopsis of Rule of Law. When a defendant is aware of a material condition that will affect a plaintiff's buying condition, and he conceals that condition, he may be guilty of fraudulent concealment, in tort, as well as breach of i ...

Grainger v. Hill
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 132 ER 769, Volume 132 Brief Fact Summary. Plaintiff brought suit after Defendant had him arrested when Defendant accelerated payments on a mortgage that he had due to them. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Abuse of process in order to extort an outcome from another party is actionable. ...

Swinton v. Whitinsville Savings Bank
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 311 Mass. 677, 42 N.E.2d 808 (1942) Brief Fact Summary. Plaintiff brought suit after he bought a house from Defendant, which was later found to be infested by termites. Synopsis of Rule of Law. This case fails to extend tort liability for nondisclosure in a contract situation. ...

Memphis Community School Dist. v. Stachura
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Pearson v. Dodd
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. Pearson v. Dodd, 429 U.S. 396, 97 S. Ct. 581, 50 L. Ed. 2d 574 (1977) Brief Fact Summary. Staffers of Plaintiff, a United States Senator, repeatedly entered his office and removed various documents. They made copies of the documents and distributed the copies to Defendants, who published their contents. The originals were returned to Plaintiff's office. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Conversion is the intentional exercise of control or dominion over a chattel that interferes with another's rights to control it with sufficient seve ...

Boomer v. Atlantic Cement Co., Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Spur Industries, Inc. v. Del E. Webb Development Co
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Morgan v. High Penn Oil Co
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Winget v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Philadelphia Electric Company v. Hercules, Inc
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. ...

Indiana Harbor Belt R.R. Co. v. American Cyanamid Co
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 916 F.2d 1174 (7th Cir. 1990). Brief Fact Summary. The Defendant, American Cyanamid Co. (Defendant) manufactured a dangerous chemical, which was spilled during transportation. The Plaintiff, Indiana Harbor Belt R.R. Co. (Plaintiff) sued the Defendant, claiming that the transportation of the chemical was an abnormally dangerous activity. Synopsis of Rule of Law. The determination of whether an activity is abnormally dangerous depends on the application of several factors, including if accidents cannot be prevented by the exerci ...

Freehe v. Freehe
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 81 Wn.2d 183, 500 P.2d 771,1972 Wash. Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiff, Clifford Freehe (Plaintiff), was injured on a negligently maintained tractor owned by the Defendant, Hazel Knoblauch (Defendant), his wife. Plaintiff had no interest in the tractor or the farming operation. Plaintiff brought suit, Defendant claimed interspousal immunity. Synopsis of Rule of Law. The Supreme Court of Washington abandoned the interspousal immunity rule, allowing spouses to bring suit against one another in tort. ...

Winterstein v. Wilcom
Brief

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 16 Md. App. 130, 293 A.2d 821 Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiffs, Roland Winterstein (Winterstein) and his wife (Plaintiffs), was injured when his race car hit a cylinder head on the Defendant, Wilcom's (Defendant) racetrack. Winterstein had signed a release assuming all risks of injury. Plaintiffs sued for negligence. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Releases whereby a party assumes the risk of an activity are generally valid so long as they do not violate public policy. ...