good faith and fair dealing


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good faith and fair dealing

1 actions taken with the best interests of the patient in mind and without harmful intent.
2 in employee relations, an implied covenant preventing an employer from terminating an employee solely to avoid paying the employee for services already performed.
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The court specified that there could be no tortious breach, but stated that a contractual breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing would survive.
The court's willingness to recognize an implied duty of good faith and fair dealing is particularly troublesome because this implied duty appears to consider what a client might expect the accountant to have done and not what accounting professional standards require.
The recently-concluded jury trial, which began on January 19, 2010, was limited to Linear's remaining claims for breach of warranty and a violation of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
1 million for breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing, and $50 million for exemplary damages.
in September 2000, involved claims of breach of contract, breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing and violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act ("CUTPA").
and Fusion Capital Fund II, LLC and Fusion Capital Partners, LLC (Fusion), investment funds based in Chicago, with allegations of, among other things, Fusion's tortious interference with contract and Sutura's and Fusion's conspiracy to breach implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
the lead plaintiff in the Wells Fargo case -- adding causes of action for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, and negligence to its complaint.
It also found that Nationwide violated the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and, more significantly, violated The Connecticut Franchise Act and the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.
Workman alleged against Terra a breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and fraud.
for recission of contract, declaratory relief, unjust enrichment, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, negligent misrepresentation and an injunction to prevent EnXnet from patenting and distributing the technology.
OTCBB:GRLC) for Breach of Contract, Fraud and Rescission, Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing and Negligent Misrepresentation in connection with a transaction the two companies entered into in April of 2003.