Mr. Thompson

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1) The Common Law: Most contracts are controlled by the state’s common law, which is a traditional based set of laws that are mostly judge-made, from precedent court decisions. 2) The Uniform Commercial Code: Contracts that are primarily for the sale of goods. This code is a standardized collection of guidelines that govern the law of commercial transactions. Contracts that are not for the sale of good which includes contracts for employment, real property, insurance, and others are governed by the common law and summarized in the Restatement of Contracts. Based on the expressed or implied contract presented in this case, the contract is governed by the common law. Therefore, Mr. Pending’s promise to Mr. Thompson is valid and enforceable under the case law and general law of contracts. …show more content…

1) An offer allows the person or business to whom the offer is made to reasonably expect that the offering party is willing to be bound by the offer on the terms proposed. The terms of an offer must be definite and certain . Based on the facts presented in this case, Mr. Pending offered Mr. Thompson a 50 percent raise and a five-year contract. 2) Acceptance is a clear expression of the accepting party’s agreement to the terms of the offer . In applying the case facts, Mr. Thompson accepted Mr. Pending’s offer when he turned down the offer from Ms. Eugest to stay with White Arch Casino (WAC). 3) Consideration is a legal term given to the bargained-for exchange between the parties to the contract – something of value passing from one party to the other. Each party contract will gain some benefit from the agreement and incur some obligation in exchange for that benefit. Finally, Mr. Pending’s bargain-for exchange was if Mr. Thompson stayed with WAC he would receive his offer next

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