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Konic International Corporation v. Spokane Computer Services, Inc
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Young notified Plaintiff that he would need to get approval from his supervisors before purchasing the surge protector. He prepared a purchase order and was approved for $56.20. Young then ordered the surge protector, giving the purchase order number. Never was the price communicated to Plaintiff. The surge protector was shipped and Defendant was billed for $5,620.00. The price discrepancy was not discovered for two weeks, at which time the president of Defendant immediately contacted Plaintiff and told them that they did not intend to purchase the unit. Plaintiff sued for specific performance. The trial court dismissed Plaintiff’s suit based on the theory of apparent authority (which Young lacked) and Plaintiff appealed.
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