The issue in this matter is weather Pablo have any right to claim the bill amount from the Professor?
As per the US contract law, it is a case of invitation to offer. Here, the professor has express in the class that urgently he needs a painter for painting his house because selling of that house. One of the students Pablo bought some paint for painting the house but when he went to professor’s house but he found that already someone painted his house. Therefore, now Pablo had not painted his house though he claim $5000 bill from professor. However, he refused to give that (Nixon 2013).
As per the United States law, a contract could not ever made without any agreement. The both parties who are entitled to enter into the contract must have free consent and lawful subject. As per the case study, this is a case of invitation to offer. The offer given in publicly where the first party made a proposal and the second party claimed the compensation. Though the second party not fulfill any of the terms as per given by the first party. So there is no contract have been made. The first party not entitled to give any money to the second party. An invitation to offer can be ignored if any of the terms not satisfied the first party. It terms in any invitation to offer can be negotiate. It can be accepted as a form of contract when it is an invitation for offering a treat. The student buys the paint of $ 300 but when he went to paint it, he found someone was there that means the contract was not formed.
According the case study, there is no contract has been made. So the student, Pablo and the professor are not in any contract. Therefore, no contact has been formed. The professor will not give any money to Pablo that he has claimed from him.
As per the case study, the issue is as the will Stay Awake Company deliver the coffee beans as per the previous mail or they will deliver as $ 11 per pound? Is this justified?
According the case study, the postal rule will applied in this case. In the case Java Corporation, want to buy coffee beans $2 per pound. They send an email to the supplier for this proposal. The supplier replied to the email that they only send the coffee beans as per $3 per pound. Now for the natural calamity in the Colombia, the suppliers are now wanted to sells the coffee beans as $11 per pound.
The posting Rule is an exception rule under the Contract Law, which followed in every country. In postal rule when someone communicate through a mail and other party accept that offer and send reply to the sender, then an acceptance establish which form a valid contact. In this case, the when Java asked the supplier whether they will able to send the coffee beans as $2 per ton of coffee, the supplier replied they will deliver it $3 per ton of coffee beans. However, when the hurricane affects Colombia, then the supplier refused to give coffee bean inn $3 per ton. They increase the amount to $ 11. Bus as per the postal rule application, the contract already established its terms and condition. However, the supplier is not allowed to refuse the contract because, no matter what the situation arise, the contract cannot be breach (Wang 2014). Therefore, the Java can claim the coffee beans at $3 per ton from the supplier Stay Awake. However, the supplier mailed them, but they changed the mail and the amount changing mail not delivered. However, it will not affect the contract.
As per the case study, the rules are applied according the postal rule. As per the terms of postal rule, the supplier is bound to sell the beans as per the contract. They must deliver the coffee beans as $3 per ton.
According the case study, was Melania liable for any offence because the cabdriver sued him for breaching the contract?
As per the case study, the passenger who is Melania made an agreement with cab driver that she will pay him $500 if he takes her to Brooklyn on December 27. The cab driver gave her an agreement where it is written that Melania will give him $500 as because she has over $500 in her account. However, when they reached the destination she gave him only $100 and refused to give the rest amount. Therefore, she breaches the agreement or the contract that have been made.
According the case study, it is a breach of contract. When Melania sign the agreement, she entered into a contract, which is valid because it was made in free and mutual consent. The agreement is legal and consists of lawful objects. The cab driver only agreed to go to Brooklyn because she promised him to give her $500. But at the time of reaching the palace she not only gave him $100 but also refused to give rest amount. As per contract rules, if one party fail to perform as per the contract then it will treated as breach of contract. Therefore, Alex, cab driver can sue Melania and claim the compensation. Melania did an offence as per the rules of contract law. She needs to pay the cab driver the rest amount because he reached her as per the promise she made.
It is a breach of contract where Melania breach the contract, which was made with the cab driver, Alex. When she signed the contract, she entered in a contract. Now, when she refused to give the amount as per contract she breached that and Alex can claim the compensation.
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Wang, F. F. (2014). Law of electronic commercial transactions: Contemporary issues in the EU, US and China. Routledge.