Meide v. Stenehjem

20010273 Jerry L. Meide, Individually
and Meide & Son, Incorporated,
a North Dakota Corporation, Plaintiffs and Appellants
v.
Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney
General, ex rel., State of
North Dakota, State Health
Department, and Environmental
Abatement Services, Inc., Defendants and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, Southeast Judicial District, Richland County
Judge Richard W. Grosz
Nature of Action: Contracts
Counsel:
Appellant: Turman & Lang, Ltd.
Appellee: Lyle Gregory Witham , Att. General Office
Appellee: Smith Bakke Porsborg Schweigert & Armstrong
Term: 04/2002   Argument: 04/30/2002  9:30am
ND cite: 2002 ND 128
NW cite: 649 N.W.2d 532

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
ISSUE NO. 1: Factual issues preclude summary judgment.
ISSUE NO. 2: Meide's Complaint is not precluded by the doctrine of res judicata or collateral estoppel.
ISSUE NO. 3: Meide's cause of action is not barred by the doctrine of judicial estoppel.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1.Whether the District Court erred in determining that subparagraph 1 of paragraph XX of the consent agreement in Civil No. 99-C-0028 was not ambiguous as a matter of law.
2.In the alternative, whether the District Court erred in determining Plaintiffs' declaratory judgment action was barred by the doctrine of judicial estoppel.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the trial court erred in granting Summary Judgment?
II.Whether the trial court erred in finding that subparagraph 1 of paragraph XX of the Consent Agreement in Civil No. 99-C-0028 was not ambiguous as a matter of law?
III.Whether the trial court erred in finding that Meide's declaratory judgment action was barred by the doctrine of judicial estoppel?
IV.Whether Meide's claim was precluded by res judicata or collateral estoppel?
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Docket entries:
111/02/2001 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/01/2001
211/02/2001 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 11/01/2001
311/29/2001 RECORD ON APPEAL
412/17/2001 TRANSCRIPT DATED August 22, 2001
512/18/2001 DISK - TRA (8-22-01)
601/25/2002 APPELLANT BRIEF
701/25/2002 APPELLANT APPENDIX
802/01/2002 Additional copy of Appellants' Brief & Appellants' Appendix
902/01/2002 Corrected TOA & page 11 for ATB
1002/01/2002 DISK - ATB (e-mailed)
1102/25/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF (Wayne Stenehjem & State Health Department)
1202/25/2002 Addendum to AEB
1302/25/2002 DISK - AEB (Stenehjem & State Health Department) (E-mailed)
1402/27/2002 APPELLEE BRIEF (Environmental Abatement Services)
1502/27/2002 DISK - AEB (Environmental Abatement Services)
1603/12/2002 REPLY BRIEF of Appellant
1703/13/2002 DISK - RYB
1803/26/2002 Request for Radio/TV Coverage (AP) (e-mail from Dale Wetzel dated 3-25-02) (APPROVED)
1904/30/2002 APPEARANCES: Joseph A. Turman; Lyle G. Witham; Suzanne M. Schweigert
2004/30/2002 ARGUED: Turman; Witham; Schweigert (Vol. X; Page 219)
2104/30/2002 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2208/15/2002 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2308/15/2002 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2408/15/2002 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2508/16/2002 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2609/11/2002 MANDATE
2709/17/2002 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
2810/01/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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