implied contract


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implied contract

a contract assumed to have been drawn in spite of there being no written record nor any actual verbal agreement. An implied contract exists when a veterinarian examines and treats an animal. It is implied that the veterinarian will do his/her best and that the client will pay the fee charged.
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Given the quasi-experimental design used, we began our hypothesis testing by assessing the influence of the bases of perceived legitimacy upon both Breach of Implied Contract (H1) and Ac (H2).
The matter was sent back for trial as to whether Wackenhut policies created an implied contract that the corrections officer would not be suspended without pay.
Implied contracts are mutual obligations that exist at the level of a particular relationship -- for example, between two people or within an organization.
The plaintiff admitted he was an at-will employee until the 1991 personnel manual came into being, but claimed that the manual created an implied contract permitting discharge only for cause.
Implied contracts consist of commonly understood or shared expectations [7] and are more difficult to monitor.
The plaintiffs accused Disney of fraud, theft of trade secrets, breaking an implied contract and breaching a confidential relationship.
The court did not agree with the lower court that the lack of an implied contract fully addressed the question of whether "there may be some instances in which a municipal assessment is involuntarily imposed but would nevertheless be considered a permissible fee for services rather than a tax.
In recent years, courts have held employers liable in "at-will" situations when a dismissal was found to have been contrary to public policy, or the employer breached an implied contract promise or an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
Courts have found that unwritten practices may establish an implied contract with an employee.
Surprise, disappointment, and anger all play a factor in these so-called implied contract suits.
According to the Bureau of National Affairs (1991), the public policy exception has been adopted by courts of law in 43 states, the breach of express or implied contract theory is accepted in 34 jurisdictions, and the exception based on the covenant of good faith and fair dealing is followed in 13 states.
Jet Aviation), Judge Nicholas Politan ruled: "If the plaintiff seeks to rely on provisions in the employee handbook as the course of an implied contract of employment, then he must accept that agreement as a whole.