Erickson v. Brown
John D. Erickson,
Richard B. Dregseth,
Jon A. Ramsey, Plaintiffs and Appellants
Randy Brown and
Capital Harvest, Inc., Defendants and Appellees
Northeast Central Judicial District,
Grand Forks County
Judge Karen Kosanda Braaten
|Nature of Action:||Contracts|
|Term:||09/2007  Argument: 09/17/2007 1:30pm|
|ND cite:||2008 ND 57|
747 N.W.2d 34
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
1. Did the district court err by dismissing all claims against Capital Harvest, Inc.
2.Did the district court err by dismissing Richard B. Dregseth's and Jon A. Ramsey's claims for deceit against Randy Brown.
3. Did the district court err by dismissing Richard B. Dregseth's and Jon A. Ramsey's equitable claims for promissory estoppel, equitable estoppel and unjust enrichment against Randy Brown.
4. Did the district court err by not instructing the jury regarding accord and the duty of good faith.
5. Did the district court err by excluding evidence of improper accounting practices by Brown.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
A. The District Court properly Dismissed Various Claims against Capital Harvest.
B. The District Court Properly Dismissed Dregseth and Ramsey's Claims for Deceit .
C. The District Court Properly Dismissed Plaintiffs' Equitable Claims in Summary Judgment.
D. The Trial Court Properly Instructed the Jury on the Theory of Novation and Contract by Omitting Instructions Regarding Accord and Satisfaction and Good Faith under the Uniform Commercial Code.
E. The trial court did not abuse its discretion when it sustained the defendant's objection to the introduction of evidence of a non-parties' accounting practices which had no bearing on whether Capital Harvest should have received a discount fee.
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|1||02/08/2007||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 02/07/2007|
|2||02/08/2007||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 02/07/2007|
|3||02/14/2007||RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 03/29/2007|
|4||03/29/2007||TRANSCRIPTS (9) DATED 8/29/05, 11/13/06, 11/28/06, 11/29/06, 11/30/06,|
|5||03/29/2007||12/01/06, 12/04/06, 12/05/06, & 12/06/06|
|6||03/29/2007||Clerk's Certificate of Service of Copies of the Transcripts|
|7||04/02/2007||DISK-tra(8/29/05, 11/13/06, 11/28/06, 11/29/06, 11/30/06, 12/01/06, 12/04/06, 12/05/06, & 12/06/06|
|8||03/30/2007||RECORD ON APPEAL (5 Volumes) w/Separates (Entry Nos. 44, 110-116, 119, 140, 197-199).|
|9||03/30/2007||Not rec'd w/ROA were Entry Nos. 43, 76, 98, 99, 122, 203, 204, & 217.|
|10||05/08/2007||APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed) (PDF)|
|11||05/08/2007||E-FILED BRIEF (ATB) (PDF)|
|12||05/08/2007||APPELLANT APPENDIX (e-filed)|
|13||05/08/2007||E-FILED APPENDIX (ATA)|
|14||05/09/2007||Received $26 surcharge for ATB & ATA (Receipt #17378)|
|15||05/17/2007||Received 7 copies of ATB from CSD|
|16||05/17/2007||Received 6 copies of ATA from CSD|
|17||06/07/2007||APPELLEE BRIEF (e-filed)|
|18||06/07/2007||E-FILED BRIEF (AEB)|
|19||06/07/2007||APPELLEE APPENDIX (e-filed)|
|20||06/07/2007||E-FILED APPENDIX (AEB)|
|21||06/07/2007||Affidavit of Service by e-mail dated 6-7-07 of AEB & AEA|
|22||06/12/2007||Affidavit of Service by e-mail dated 6-12-07 of the corrected AEB|
|23||06/12/2007||Received $25 surcharge for AEB (Receipt #17576)|
|24||06/18/2007||Received 7 copies of AEB from Central Duplicating.|
|25||06/15/2007||Received 6 copies of AEA from Central Duplicating.|
|26||06/25/2007||REPLY BRIEF (e-filed)|
|27||06/25/2007||E-FILED BRIEF (RYB) e-filed|
|28||06/28/2007||Received 7 copies of RYB from Central Duplicating.|
|29||09/07/2007||ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning|
|30||09/07/2007||SITTING WITH THE COURT: Olson, Everett Nels|
|31||09/17/2007||APPEARANCES: Ronald H. McLean; David J. Eilertson, Randy Brown|
|32||09/17/2007||ARGUED: McLean; Eilertson|
|33||09/17/2007||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|34||03/24/2008||DISPOSITION (remanded): AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT|
|35||03/24/2008||SPLIT OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John|
|36||03/24/2008||(CONCUR in part and DISSENT in part): Crothers, Daniel John: CON/DIS|
|37||03/24/2008||At court's direction, no costs will be taxed in this appeal|
|38||03/24/2008||Judgment E-Mailed to Parties|
|40||04/23/2008||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|