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Contracts Without Signatures and No Secret Agents: Trapani Construction v. The Elliott Group

Posted in Agents & Agency, Claims, Contract Formation

Prime contractor and owner exchange drafts of a proposed contract. They never sign. But they proceed with work and payment as if they did. Result: that proposed contract is their contract and binds them both. Owner doesn’t want to be liable under that contract, claims they were acting merely as agent for someone else, though… Continue Reading