Hancock Bank & Trust Co. v. Shell Oil Co.

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Facts: Shell Oil Co. leased a certain property. Plaintiff later bought that property through foreclosure and tried to void the lease.

Arguments: Plaintiff asserts that the contract is "lacking in mutuality as to be void as against public policy."

Holding: The contract is valid.

Reasons: The contract had consideration, and there is no precedent of courts relieving a party from a contract just because it is a bad or uneven bargain.