"detriment" as consideration, Business Law and Ethics

"Detriment" as consideration 

An example of a 'detriment' that will legally suffice like the consideration for a promise is provided with the case of Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.  Whether Mrs Carlill acted upon the advertisement about buying and using the carbolic smoke balls as directed she put herself to a quantity of inconvenience at the advertising company's request.  So hence the inconvenience she suffered through having to swallow so many balls to so many days was the 'detriment' that constituted the consideration such the defendant company's promise for pay the £100 reward.

Posted Date: 1/22/2013 2:41:46 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- "detriment" as consideration, Assignment Help, Ask Question on "detriment" as consideration, Get Answer, Expert's Help, "detriment" as consideration Discussions

Write discussion on "detriment" as consideration
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Determine the concept of credibility Let us make it clear that credibility of a policy and that of a policy maker are two different things. Institutional constraints may make a

Illustrate the Maintenance Phase of policy process a) Develop a plan for active maintenance and review Who will ensure that policies are actively maintained and reviewed? H

STATE SUCCESSION International law regulating state succession deals with the situation where there is a change in sovereignty over a particular territory. State succession occ

As a senior HR officer in Catastrophe Concepts HR department, you have been asked by George Chapel to prepare a management briefing regarding the situation. Your report should:

Commencement of Business: Section III (1) provides that a public company which has issued a prospectus cannot commence business or exercise any borrowing powers unless:-

QUESTION 1 Domain names deliver the address of companies on the Internet and are equivalent to the business address in the physical world. As more and more companies utilize th

State Article 2 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 2: 'Everyone is  entitled  to  the rights and freedoms set  forth in  this Declaration...' - This clause iden

Determine the levels of Policy perspective Policy perspective, analysis can be made on three levels, state-system level, the nation-state level and the decision making level. T

Family and Medical Leave Act: There is a split among the federal circuit courts of appeal on whether or not public employees/officials may be considered "employers" and theref

Question 1: Should the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council be maintained at the summit of the hierarchy of our judicial system? Critically discuss on the above. Ques