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Contracts: Non-Compete Agreement-Enforceability-Mootness

Where a former employee challenged a district court’s summary-judgment order and the injunctive relief granted in a dispute over the parties’ non-compete agreement, the injunction expired while the appeal was pending, and nothing remained to be resolved between the parties, ...

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Contracts: Breach of Warranty-Defect-Construction Bond

Where the operator of a wastewater-treatment facility brought claims alleging a disinfectant system failed to work properly, the district court properly dismissed the breach-of-warranty claim against the system vendor because the plaintiff was prohibited from proffering expert testimony as a ...

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Contracts: Employment Contract-Breach of Loyalty-Damages

Where in a dispute arose from an associate professor’s alleged failures to disclose his inventions or patent applications and to properly assign ownership of inventions resulting from his research to his university employer as required by the employment contract, the ...

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Contracts: Breach-Promissory Estoppel-Antitrust

Plaintiff alleged defendant erroneously terminated the parties’ agreement because plaintiff was purportedly operating a mail-order pharmacy business in violation of the agreement. Plaintiff had disclosed that the majority of its business came through its mail-order pharmacy. The district court dismissed ...

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Contracts: Rescission- Valid Warranty- Violation of Appellate Briefing Rules

Plaintiffs filed suit against defendant based on alleged defects in a vehicle plaintiffs purchased new from defendant, prompting request for rescission of the sales contract. The trial court granted summary judgment to defendant, ruling that plaintiffs had an adequate remedy ...

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Contracts: Real Estate – Membership Purchase Agreement – Attorney Fees

Where buyers in a real estate transaction involving the purchase of land and a business challenged the denial of relief on their action for injunctive relief, quiet title and restitution, the judgment is affirmed in part because the trial court ...

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Contracts: Real Estate- Membership Purchase Agreement- Attorney’s Fees

Where buyers in a real estate transaction involving the purchase of land and a business challenged the denial of relief on their action for injunctive relief, quiet title and restitution, the judgment is affirmed in part because the trial court ...

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Contracts: Minority-Shareholder Interest- Sale- Significant Economic Duress

Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant, finding no actionable economic duress caused by defendant that induced plaintiff to sell her minority interest in the parties’ business to defendant. The district court further affirmed the ...

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Contracts: Minority Shareholder Interest -Sale -Significant Economic Duress

Where plaintiff’s economic duress was caused by her own retirement and where she intelligently and voluntarily entered unit purchase agreement to become minority stakeholder in close corporation, there was no actionable economic duress that induced plaintiff to sell her stake ...

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