Asked by Matthew Fasic on Jul 08, 2024



Under the doctrine of_______ , a person who has reasonably and substantially relied on the promise of another may be able to obtain some measure of recovery.

A) the mailbox rule
B) the mirror image rule
C) promissory estoppel
D) fair contracts

Promissory Estoppel

A doctrine under which a promise is binding if the promise is clear and definite, the promisee justifiably relies on the promise, the reliance is reasonable and substantial, and justice will be better served by enforcing the promise.

  • Explain special doctrines related to contracts, like promissory estoppel.

Verified Answer

Jaela Ja’Nelle

1 week ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Promissory estoppel is a legal principle that allows a party to recover on a promise, even in the absence of a contract, if they have reasonably and substantially relied on the promise to their detriment.