John Oman v. George Arnold

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
John Oman v. George Arnold
Case Date: 
1898
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Contract for Labor and Materials

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
525
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Arnold contracted with Oman to build a house for him for $15,000. Oman charged with unreasonable delays & poor workmanship. Arnold had to pay additional $3,000 to complete the home & correct poor construction. He sued to recoup lost funds. Contract also allowed deductions for failure to complete project on time. Oman attributed delay to slow work on part of Brinton's Stone Quarry at Thornbury, Chester, PA. George Oman listed as son of John Oman, was foreman & superintendent of the work.