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General contractor liable for subcontractor’s unpaid bills

The trial court correctly ruled that a general contractor was liable under the doctrine of unjust enrichment for construction materials a subcontractor received from a supplier. Overview Davis, the general contractor for a condominium project, hired H&2 as the drywall ...

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Direct or alter-ego theory not available in furniture store dispute

The plaintiff, a retail furniture store in North Carolina, failed to establish jurisdiction over the two individuals who sold it the business. Neither of the two sellers assumed individual obligations in the supply agreement, which was the basis of the ...

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Unambiguous lease not modified by other documents

A lease was not modified by a subsequent letter or estoppel certificate because neither document was signed by all parties and thus lacked mutual assent. Nor could subsequent conduct vary the unambiguous lease. Although the lease allowed the landlords to ...

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Additional documents needed to resolve contract dispute

Although the defendants in a suit claiming breach of contract, indemnification and engineering and design malpractice argued the plaintiff’s common law indemnification claim should be dismissed, their motion was denied because they did not provide the settlement, design services and ...

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Breach of contract claim sufficient to resolve issues

Where a tenant’s breach of contract claim against its landlord for damages stemming from a roof collapse would resolve all issues in dispute, the tenant’s declaratory judgment claim was dismissed as unnecessary. The breach of contract claim survived because an ...

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Prevailing party in coal shipping dispute entitled to relief

The prevailing party in a breach of contract case involving the shipping of coal is excused from future performance because of the defendant’s breach. But it was not entitled to rescission because the defendant partially performed and there was no ...

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