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4.2-5  Interpret Contract as a Whole

Revised to January 1, 2008

When determining the intent of the parties, you should consider all relevant provisions of the contract.  Assume that all language of the contract is necessary, unless this would be unfair or unreasonable.

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Viera v. Cohen, 283 Conn. 412, 439-40 (2007); White v. Kampner, 229 Conn. 465, 473 (1994); Barnard v. Barnard, 214 Conn. 99, 109 (1990); Lar-Rob Bus Corp. v. Fairfield, 170 Conn. 397, 407 (1976).
 


 

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