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Neri v. Retail Marine Corp.
Citation:Neri v. Retail Marine Corp. Court of Appeals of New York, 1971. 30 N.Y.2d 393, 334 N.Y.S.2d 165, 285 N.E.2d 311.
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Neri (Plaintiff) purchased a boat from Retail Marine Corp. (Defendant) for the price of $12,587.40. Neri put down a $4,250 deposit in consideration for Retail to arrange with the manufacturer for immediate delivery of the boat to Neri. Six days after the contract was formed, Neri fell ill, requiring hospitalization and surgery, and could no longer afford to pay for the boat. Retail declined to refund Neri’s deposit for the boat. Neri sued Retail to recover the deposit, and Retail counterclaimed for breach of contract, seeking damages.
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