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Evans v. Ruth
Citation:129 Pa. Super. 192
Plaintiff was a contract who heard that work was available at a quarry. He was employed by a foreman at the quarry to haul stone. The Defendant would give the Plaintiff and other workers weigh slips and when the work was done he gave sworn affidavits that he would pay them but never paid. Defendant later offered to pay half of what was owed but the Plaintiff refused to accept that. Plaintiff sued to recover what was owed. Judgement was found in favor of the Plaintiff. The defendant appealed stating that there was no employment contract between him and Plaintiff.
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