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2949 Inc. v. McCorkle
Citation:Court of Appeals of Washington, 2005, 127 Wash. App. 1039.
Terry and Taletha McCorkle (Defendants) owned a floral design company, and signed a contract to lease a sign from 2949 Inc. d/b/a/ Sign-O-Lite (Plaintiff), a signage company. Defendants signed a form with a clause stating that it was a firm offer irrevocable for 60 days before acceptance, which would become a binding, irrevocable contract once Plaintiff signed it. Plaintiff signed the form too, but did not inform defendants of doing so or send them a copy. Two days after plaintiff signed the form, defendants informed plaintiff they wished to revoke the contract. Plaintiff sent defendant a letter stating they had already accepted the offer.
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