Sheena was flying New York Airlines to Florida via a stop in Richmond, Virginia.
However, the flight was delayed by ten hours at the Richmond airport and later
cancelled, with no refund or alternate flights for the passengers. As a result, Sheena was
forced to breach a $100,000 contract with a Florida client. Sheena files a lawsuit against
New York Airlines and the Richmond airport for causing inconvenience during transit
and for monetary loss. In response to her lawsuit, New York Airlines acknowledges the
inconvenience caused but cross-claimed that the Richmond airport did not allow the
connecting flight to land, hence the cancellation. Richmond defended the cancellation
based on extreme weather conditions. Analyze the situation.
Which of the following is an equitable remedy under contract law?
B. Monetary damages
C. Human servitude
D. Specific damages
Booksellers, Inc. makes a written offer to sell Smallville City Library 20,000 books at
$5 each. In writing, Booksellers also agrees to keep the offer open for sixty (60) days.
However, before the 60 days have passed, Booksellers sells all the books to Universal
Library for $7 each. Which of the following is true of this situation?
A. Smallville cannot file a legal claim, since a firm offer may be revoked prior to
B. Smallville can file a legal claim, since Booksellers agreed to hold the offer open,
even though no consideration was given.
C. Smallville had not taken possession of the books, nor paid any of the purchase
prices, and hence cannot file a lawsuit.