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Paloukos v. Intermountain Chevrolet Co.
Idaho Supreme Court
588 P.2d 939 (1978)
Gust Paloukos (plaintiff) and a sales representative for Intermountain Chevrolet Company (Intermountain) (defendant) filled out an order form for a new pickup truck that Paloukos wanted to buy from Intermountain. The form listed the truck’s price, which Intermountain’s sales manager had approved. The form described the truck in great detail but left open some specifications, such as the truck’s exact color and engine size. The form bore Intermountain’s logo. Although the form did not contain signature lines, the sales representative printed his name on the form, and Paloukos signed his own name at the bottom. Paloukos made a down payment, which Intermountain returned when factory shortages made the truck’s delivery impossible. Paloukos sued for breach of contract and demanded specific performance. The trial court granted Intermountain’s motion for summary judgment, and Paloukos appealed to the Idaho Supreme Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Bakes, J.)
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