Ohio Court Enforces Accord And Satisfaction Via Buyer's Use Of A "Full Payment" Check

LexisNexis (March 14, 2017, 8:22 AM EDT) -- In a recent decision from the Ohio court of appeals, a consulting firm (Fox) sued a business (Spartan) for breach of contract and unjust enrichment. Spartan had hired Fox to recommend ways for Spartan to save money in operating its business.  Spartan counterclaimed, seeking a declaration that, under UCC 3-311 which governs "accord and satisfaction" by use of a check, Fox's claims should be dismissed. The court ruled that the parties did have an accord and satisfaction under the UCC rule, which precluded Fox from recovering...
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