The argument is simply that the efficiency properties of pay-or-perform make it a more useful term for most parties than perform-no-matter-what, that it is therefore reasonable to imply it as a default rule in ordinary contracts, and most importantly, that if parties include a pay-or-perform term in their contracts, whether explicitly or implicitly, it is not a breach of promise
when it is exercised.
And you can't really blame him because that's what happens in the movies up to the bit about breach of promise
lawsuits anyway - and it's ingrained into his subconscious.
But these claims redress other types of wrongs, not the breach of promise
13) It seems as though Shavell believes there is no real breach of promise
in these circumstances.
But in litigation over breach of promise
for payment of damages, it was possible that she might claim to have been engaged to a more promising man.
Jack's foibles were hard to miss; he was charged with breach of promise
and had other contacts with the 'wrong side of the law' that remain on the historical record.
A petition being drawn up says residents are seeking legal advice over possibly suing Coast & Country for breach of promise
The Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society are pleased to present the three one-act comic operas composed by Arthur Sullivan in an evening where you will witness a breach of promise
, an attempted suicide in a bear pit and encounter an enterprising if somewhat wily landlord.
Mr Brennan said there was a moral, legal and public interest argument for retrospective compensation, adding: "We have here, effectively, a case of breach of promise
Fitch thus concludes that a yield cut to 3% ''may ultimately represent the least-bad scenario for many policyholders,'' while representing ''a clear breach of promise
and constituting a default for credit-rating purposes.
Murphy was clearly subject to liability for his breach of promise
to the patient.