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    taylor vs caldwell case


    In the Taylor v. Caldwell case, the court ruled that the doctrine of frustration could apply to excuse a party from their contractual obligations if unforeseen events make performance impossible. It involved a contract for renting a music hall, which was destroyed by fire before the event. The court found that neither party was at fault for the destruction, and therefore, the contract was frustrated, relieving both parties from their obligations. This case set an important precedent in contract law, establishing the principle that unforeseen events beyond the control of the parties could discharge a contract.

    Apr 24 2024

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