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Waldinger Corp. v. CRS Group Engineers Inc.

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

755 F.2d 781 (1985)

Summary
Procedural History
Judicial Opinion
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A party is excused from performing a contract if an unforeseen event makes performance impracticable, assuming the nonoccurrence of the event was a basic contract assumption.

Relevant Facts

Waldinger Corporation (plaintiff) contracted Ashbrook-Simon-Hartley Inc. (defendant) to provide equipment based on specifications from CRS Group Engineers Inc. (defendant). The specifications were exclusive to a competitor's equipment. Ashbrook discovered it couldn't meet these specifications and was excused from performance due to impracticability.

Issue

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December 8, 2023

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Citations

755 F.2d 781 (1985)

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