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Drennan v. Star Paving Co.
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Drennan v. Star Paving Co.
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Plaintiff was a general contractor who prepared a bid for a particular job in the Lancaster School District. Defendant’s estimator, Keith Hoon, called and stated a subcontractor bid for the paving work in the amount of $7,131 to the plaintiff’s secretary and was also on speaker phone with the plaintiff. The following day, defendant’s engineer claimed there was a mistake in the bid and that they could not do the paving work for less than $15,000. Sometime later, plaintiff got another subcontract to do the work for $10,948.
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