StudentShare solutions
Got a tricky question? Receive an answer from students like you! Try us!

Essay example - Contract Case Map

Only on StudentShare
Pages 4 (1004 words)
In this case, a company called Hollywood Fantasy is in the service of providing fan customers a chance to make a movie with their favorite stars, for $7,500. One of them was Zsa Zsa Gabor, who cancelled her promised appearance two weeks before one of these events…

Extract of sample

She alleges that because she had asked for two bedrooms in her suite and not two bathrooms, this in effect amended the contract.
GE Marquette Medical Systems is a company that had engaged the Biomedical Systems Corp. to make home uterine activity monitors (a.k.a. HUAM) These medical devices are regulated by the FDA. The contract between GE and Biomedical contained stipulations which stated that GE had to obtain pre-market notification clearance from the FDA, which for that purpose, Biomedical needed to give 90 days notice of intent to market the device to the FDA. The 90 day notice is for the FDA to check if the HUAM is substantially similar to other devices already approved for sale.
However, GE instead requested that the FDA reclassify the HUAM device, which is a process that took over three years to complete. Thus, Biomedical sued GE for breach of contract and the jury awarded it damages. GE filed an appeal on the allegation that that the clearance procedure Biomedical wanted in the contract violated FDA procedure.
The Supreme Court affirmed the lower ocurt's ruling. The Court struck down GE's raising the defense of illegality because this defense is not available. The contract with Biomedical clearly stated that GE would apply for clearance which it failed to do. ...
Download paper
Not exactly what you need?

Related papers

Law of Contract, Case Law
Mutual assent is manifested in an offer, acceptance, and consideration. An offer is an indication by one party, offeror of a willingness to enter into a contract with another party, offered on some specific terms. A valid offer creates a power exclusively in the hands of the offeree such that all that is needed to form a contract is acceptance. If one or more of the terms are missing from the…
8 pages (2008 words)
Social Contract Theory in business
How should a manager look at this…
4 pages (1004 words)
Contract Law. Case study.
A court of law usually enforces the contract as long the offeree proves that he posted the letter. A relevant case studied is that of:-…
3 pages (753 words)
Law of Contract (case study)
ess was examined in the Heron II. This casenote explains the judgments in the Heron II, paying particular attention to the division of opinion among the Law Lords in relations to the degree of probability required in the test of remoteness.…
5 pages (1255 words)
Contract Law. Case study. Analysis.
When the offeree made a counter-offer, the original offeror must communicate his acceptance to the counter offer in order for an enforceable contract to exist.…
2 pages (502 words)
Business Case Map
In this case, the decision is appealed because one of the parties believes that error of law was made during the trial. The parties cannot appeal the factual determinations in the trial. If the appeals court's majority decision coincides with the trial court's decision, the court has affirmed the decision; otherwise it reverses the trial court's decision. In this case the trial court must retry…
2 pages (502 words)