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Liability in Contract

Liability in Contract

Study the contractual liability of agents and principals for contracts created during the agency relationship, with a particular focus on when a principal or even an agent may be liable to a third party, who may enforce a contract against a third party, and what happens when an unauthorized agent enters into an agreement with a third party.


Welcome back to the tutorial on agency! In this clip, we’re going to focus on the liability of agents and principals for contracts made during the course of the agency relationship.

In this clip, we’ll explore the potential contractual liability of various actors in agency relationships. We’ll first consider the liability of a principal to a third party. Next, we’ll look at the ways in which an agent might also be liable to a third party. Then we’ll address who has the power to enforce a...