estoppel

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estoppel (estop´əl),

n a preclusion, in law, that prevents a person from alleging or denying a fact because of his or her own previous act or allegation.
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Detrimental reliance is widely described in treatises and in case law as a critical and defining feature of equitable estoppel.
215) Most cases applying equitable estoppel do not discuss (let alone require) detrimental reliance at all.
the plaintiff's detrimental reliance need not be identical with, or
While the extent of the plaintiff's detrimental reliance in
Detrimental reliance, or at the very least, reliance founds a defensive argument in promissory estoppel by a defendant who seeks to resist the restoration of an original contract in favour of enforcement of the modified contract.
Once practical benefit is seen to be little more than a restatement of the benefits of the original agreement, genuinely new consideration, or a forbearance to sue, or a detrimental reliance on a modified agreement remain as the only reasons to enforce modified agreements on the basis of contractual principle.
In Tony and Jim's, the court found clear detrimental reliance on the clause that would bring the case within the conventional-estoppel analysis proposed therein (ibid.
Some nonbargain promises are not enforcedd despite detrimental reliance by the promisee.
The debate, crystalized by the above-referenced conflict among the circuits, is whether a showing of detrimental reliance is the only way to establish proximate causation in civil RICO claims based on predicate acts of mail or wire fraud.
Reading between the lines, this appears to be a result-oriented decision in which the appellate court avoided an analysis based on equitable principals of estoppel because it was constrained by the lower court's factual determination that there was no detrimental reliance.
These statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause Ballard's actual results to be materially different, including risks related to our ability to develop and commercialize our products, risk of market acceptance of our products, general economic and regulatory changes, detrimental reliance on third parties, successfully achieving our business plans and achieving and sustaining profitability.
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