Washington, DC asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Tennessee

Q: Travel liable

If two people agree to take a trip together and person A pays via points and credit card. Person B backs out due simply stopping to communicate with person A. Person B now has the tickets as a credit. Person A would have never offered or paid for person B to go on a trip or the trip wothout person A. After person person B sent copy of her passport and even collaborated with person A on the itinerary, person B within a few weeks started acting abnormal.. The routine daily text and calls became almost non existent. Person A became concerned and eventually mentioned he felt as if person B wasn't going on the trip. After mentioning this a couple times over the course of a few weeks, person B blocked person A and ceased all communication. Is person B legally responsible to reimburse person A for the cost?

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: I see no cause of action. Without a written contract, statute of frauds is violated. Even an equitable remedy for unjust enrichment would not lie. Even if the plaintiff got a default judgment in Sessions Court, it would be set aside or uncollectable.

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