Monday, December 16, 2013

interpreting outline format in a contract

Here's a good cautionary tale about understanding outlining and about proofreading carefully:  the interpretation of a contract turned on whether "8(h)(i)" referred to a subsection of "8(h)" (the "i" as a romanette) or was meant to be "8(i)" (the "i" as a lower-case I).

The difference?  A ruling worth $20 million.  Read the article or the opinion for yourself!

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