Case Brief Business Law 101 4/3/13 Heather Brown
Hinkel v. Sataria Distribution & Packaging (Ind. App. 2010) (p.450)
The defendant, Jacobs, the owner of Sataria offered a job to the plaintiff, Hinkel in 2005.
Jacobs orally offered him one year’s salary and to cover his insurance, but if Hinkel quit
the agreement was off. Later, a written offer was sent, and this oral agreement was not
included. Hinkel signed it and Jacobs fired him over a year later and paid him six weeks’
severance but not the one year he promised in the previous oral agreement.
Ruling in favor of defendant, Sataria.
III. Legal Principle
A. Is the evidence admissible?
A. General Analysis
B. Applied Analysis
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