Friday, March 23, 2012

Sommer v. Kriedel case brief

Sommer v. Kriedel

-P did not attempt to relet the premises he had leased to D, even though the opportunity to do so existed and D has specifically informed P he was unable to go through with the lease for personal reasons and asked for acceptance of his surrender.

        1. Rule: A landlord has an obligation to make a reasonable effort to mitigate damages when a lessee “surrenders,” meaning that he must make a reasonable effort to relet the premises.

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