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An oral agreement over a one-word piece of information for $2,000,000? What could possibly go wrong?
It's easy to take either side of a legal argument and tell us how you feel on the internet. I thought we were better than that.
Watched the Time Travelers Wife last night. Made me think of traveling back to your 1975 gym class where you could give me a smack down like all good teachers did back in the day. We would both be better for it.
I’m guessing this gentleman is hoping for an out of court settlement? Promises aren’t legally binding and enforceable, and I believe that while verbal contracts ARE enforceable, one for this much money would have to be in writing to be valid.
If you are old enough and went to parochial school then you took your licks. You can parse it any way you want but that was the way of the world.
I don't know about the south in 75, but like Sweet Lou, I was hit in both catholic and public schools...always for frivolous reasons. Unlike Sweet Lou, I ask, am I any better for being beat? Ciao