Is The Flintco Case A Setback For General Contractors?

Nearly 60 years ago, the esteemed Justice Traynor of the California Supreme Court authored an opinion in a seminal case applying the doctrine of promissory estoppel to the competitive bidding process.  Drennan v. Star Paving Company, (1958) 51 Cal.2d 409.  At the time this case was decided, the competitive bidding process was far simpler than it is today.  

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