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August 1993, Rodger Lindh proposed with a $17,400 engagement ring to Janis Surman. Two months later the engagement was broken with a mutual understanding. Rodger and Janis reconciled, with Rodger again proposing with the same engagement ring, which Janis accepted. Unfortunately a year later Rodger broke the engagement off again and asked the ring back. This time however Janis refused to give back the ring. Rodger sued and Janis appealed.
The main purpose of this article is to decide whether the receiver of an engagement ring must return the ring or its equivalent value when the donor breaks the engagement. Pennsylvania law treats the giving of an engagement …show more content…
During the time Lois lived in the Hubers’ rental house, the Hubers spent about $28,000 remodeling it and collected only $175 per month for rent. Lois admitted that the reasonable rental value of the house was $250 per month. The Huberts made an agreement that Lois signed which purported to tie the low rent to compensation for the cost of the furnace. Lois continued to rent the house with the low rent till September 2000, even though the agreement was that Lois would enjoy reduced rent only till December 31, 1997. At the end of Lois’s tenancy, the Olbekson removed the outside oil tank, claiming the right to remove the oil furnace that they had bought.
The Olbekson’s claim is for conversion, which requires: Ownership of property, a right of possession, and unauthorized dominion over the property by another resulting in damages. There