contract, estoppel by

contract, estoppel by
"Estoppel by contract" is intended to embrace all cases in which there is an actual or virtual undertaking to treat a fact as settled. It means party is bound by terms of own contract until set aside or annulled for fraud, accident, or mistake. United Fidelity Life Ins. Co. v. Fowler, Tex.Civ.App., 38 S.W.2d 128, 131.
There are two sorts of "estoppel by contract," estoppel to deny truth of facts agreed on and settled by force of entering into contract, and estoppel arising from acts done under or in performance of contract. Finch v. Smith, 177 Okl. 307, 58 P.2d 850, 851

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • contract, estoppel by — Estoppel by contract is intended to embrace all cases in which there is an actual or virtual undertaking to treat a fact as settled. It means party is bound by terms of own contract until set aside or annulled for fraud, accident, or mistake.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • estoppel by contract — is intended to embrace all cases in which there is an actual or virtual undertaking to treat a fact as settled. It means party is bound by terms of own contract until set aside or annulled for fraud, accident, or mistake. United Fidelity Life Ins …   Black's law dictionary

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