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Eight Cases And Section 251, James J. White Jan 1982

Eight Cases And Section 251, James J. White

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[A] continuing sense of reliance and security that the promised performance will be forthcoming. . . is an important feature of the bargain-so states Comment 1 to section 2-609 of the Uniform Commercial Code. At common law, one party to a contract might suffer considerable and justifiable anxiety about the other party's willingness or ability to perform and yet have no legal basis for cancelling the contract or for procuring additional assurances from the other party. Section 251 of the Restatement (Second) of Contracts is designed to provide a remedy for one party's reasonable fears that the other party to ...


General Equitable Principles Under Section 1-103 Of The Uniform Commercial Code, Robert S. Summers Jan 1978

General Equitable Principles Under Section 1-103 Of The Uniform Commercial Code, Robert S. Summers

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

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Sales-Breach Of Warranty And The Wrongful Death Statutes- Tort Concept Of Warranty Is Extende Jan 1972

Sales-Breach Of Warranty And The Wrongful Death Statutes- Tort Concept Of Warranty Is Extende

University of Richmond Law Review

The past few decades have seen the development of a trend in the field of products liability that has increased the protection of the ultimate consumer by expanding the duties and liabilities of the manufacturer and seller. This inclination has recently been extended by requiring manufacturers and sellers to warrant the safety of their products, and by abrogating the necessity of privity in most warranty actions. The result has increased the consumer's chance of recovery for personal injury caused by a defective product on the basis of negligence or breach of warranty. However, should the consumer die from the ...