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In February, a counselor contracted with a cooking camp for kids to serve as its head counselor at a salary of $10,000 for 10 weeks of service from the first of June to the middle of August. In March, the camp notified the counselor that it had hired another counselor instead, and that his services would no longer be needed. In April, the first counselor spent $200 traveling to interview at various other cooking camps with equal pay and prestige, but was not offered any positions. Finally, the first counselor took a job teaching at a local craft camp for only $6,000 for the same period.
In a breach of contract action against the camp, what can the first counselor recover?CorrectIncorrect
A buyer entered into a written agreement with a seller to purchase 1,000 sets of specially manufactured hand buzzers of a nonstandard dimension for a price of $10 per set. The seller calculated that it would cost $8 to make each set, and delivery was scheduled for 60 days later. Fifty-five days later, after the seller had completed production, the buyer repudiated the contract with the seller because he decided to quit childish pranks. After he notified the buyer of his intention to sell, the seller resold the hand buzzers to a salvage company for $2 per set. The seller then sued the buyer for damages.
What damages should be awarded to the seller?CorrectIncorrect
A contractor, was hired by a homeowner to remodel the homeowner’s home for $10,000 to be paid on the completion of the work. On May 29th, relying on the fact that he planned to finish the work by June 1, and thus have the homeowner’s payment in hand, the contractor agreed to buy a car. The agreement stated that the contractor would buy the car “For $10,000 in case, if payment is made on June 1, and if payment is made after, the price will be $12,000.” The contractor completed the work, adhering to all specifications on June 1 and demanded payment from the homeowner. The homeowner refused to pay, and this caused the contractor to be very excited, suffering a minor heart attack, and as a result, incurred medical expenses of $1,000. The reasonable value of the contractor’s services in remodeling the homeowner’s home was $13,000.
In an action by the contractor against the homeowner, which of the following should be the contractor’s recovery?CorrectIncorrect
A student graduates the top of their class from law school, and is immediately offered a job with a prestigious law firm making $100,000 a year,. The student studies hard for the bar exam and passes. A week before she is to begin at the law firm, which would have been September 1, she receives notice that, due to budget cuts, they will no longer be needing her. The student looks for work, but by this point, most attorney positions are filled. All she can find is work as a paralegal for $50,000 a year, and she chooses to turn that down. The student finally finds work 6 months later, making $90,000 a year The student sues the original law firm for breach of contract
assuming that there is an enforceable contract, what are students damages?CorrectIncorrect
A buyer agrees to buy from a seller a brand new cell phone, for $400. The phone is due to come out next week, so the contract calls for buyer to make a deposit of $50, and pick up the phone in one week. The phone costs seller $300, and seller routinely sells these types of phones. Buyer breaches the contract by refusing to pick up the phone and pay the remaining balance. Seller resells the phone at $400 If seller sues for breach of contract, what will his damages be?CorrectIncorrect