Commercial Law Keyed to Lopucki
Gray v. First NH Banks
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Plaintiff entered into negotiations to purchase a property owned by Defendants. Shortly after making an offer, a co-worker informed plaintiffs of potential problems with the property’s septic system. Plaintiffs stated they were aware of the problems and intended to use this information as a bargaining device. Plaintiffs eventually acquired the property through a quitclaim deed. Soon after the purchase, the septic problems arose. The septic system required frequent plumbing and emitted noxious odors. Plaintiffs’ filed suit arguing that failure to procure a site assessment until the day before closing violated RSA 885-A:39. Plaintiff contends that this failure entitles them to rescind the contract and that negligent or fraudulent misrepresentations by Defendant entitles them to money damages.
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