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a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled

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No Florida court has directly decided the issue of whether the court or a jury should decide the issues related to a promissory estoppel claim; however, there are several Florida appellate decisions that have indicated that it is appropriate to submit such a claim to a jury.
Supreme Court "adopted the doctrine of promissory estoppel as the
Part of the case was remanded to resolve factual issues relating to promissory estoppel, so what started out as some hail damage to an insured's roof continues to be drawn out in court for the homeowner.
77) Wigod filed suit against Wells Fargo, alleging state law claims including breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act ("ICFA").
Under equitable and promissory estoppel, when an unsuspecting party has relied on the purposeful misrepresentations of another, he can seek relief.
claim, it did distinguish the promissory estoppel claim as standing on
The state's high court reversed the promissory estoppel portion of the judgment because the negligence claim, including the jury's assessment of comparative negligence, was a remedy.
The Supreme Court reached that conclusion by drawing together the English law of proprietary and promissory estoppel, Dixon J's judgment in Grundt, [section] 90 of the Restatement (122) and the decision in Drennan v Star Paving Co.
indeed, the Cohen court expressly denied that recovery under promissory estoppel could be understood as a recovery grounded in contract.
Thus, the trial before this Court addressed the only remaining allegations, which are Frankenmuth's claims against the District for (1) breach of contract, (2) unjust enrichment, and (3) promissory estoppel.
Cheryl Gray, a 50-year-old woman from Michigan is taking legal action against her former flame Wylie Iwan, a 35-year-old Applebee's employee from Washington, for "misrepresentation, promissory estoppel, defamation of character, and intentional infliction of emotional distress," reported CNET.
judges are attempting to do when they invoke promissory estoppel.
This question is especially salient because courts have already rejected much of Crain's proposal when made via promissory estoppel claims by employees.
Again, the court found that NAV could not succeed on the detrimental reliance argument that it incurred losses as a result of reliance on the airport's promise to pay because promissory estoppel can only be invoked as a shield and not as a sword; NAV cannot rely on its own detrimental reliance on the airport's gratuitous promise.