From our private database of 39,700+ case briefs...
B.P. Development and Management Corp. v. P. Lafer Enterprises
Florida District Court of Appeal
538 So. 2d 1379 (1989)
B.P. Development and Management Corporation (BP) (defendant) contracted to have P. Lafer Enterprises, Inc. (Lafer) (plaintiff) deliver holiday-themed hangings to decorate BP’s shopping mall. The hangings arrived just before the start of the holiday shopping season. BP was disappointed in the quality of the hangings but did not have time to find another supplier. BP went ahead and used the hangings, which decorated the mall throughout the holidays. However, BP asked Lafer to accept a reduction in the contractually set price for the hangings. Lafer refused BP’s request. Six months later, BP offered to rescind the contract, but Lafer refused this request as well. Lafer sued BP for breach of contract, quantum meruit, and civil theft. BP filed a counterclaim. The trial court granted summary judgment for Lafer and denied BP’s motion to amend its counterclaim to seek damages for nonconforming goods. BP appealed to the local Florida district appellate court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Daniel, J.)
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 645,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee
Here's why 645,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 39,700 briefs, keyed to 988 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.