Irish Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Riemer

20100064 Irish Oil and Gas, Inc., Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Gerald C. Riemer, Doris E. Riemer,
Lillie J. Riemer, and Joanne Johnson, Defendants and Appellees

Appeal from: District Court, Southwest Judicial District, Dunn County
Judge Zane Anderson
Nature of Action: Oil, Gas and Minerals
Counsel:
Appellant: Patrick W. Durick
Appellant: Zachary Evan Pelham
Appellee: Jason James Henderson
Appellee: Charles J. Peterson
Appellee: Dann Edward Greenwood
Appellee: Mary Elizabeth Nordsven
Term: 06/2010   Argument: 06/14/2010  10:45am
ND cite: 2011 ND 22
NW cite: 794 N.W.2d 715

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether the district court should have granted Irish Oil and Gas, Inc.'s motion to amend its complaint.
2. Whether the district court should have granted Irish Oil and Gas, Inc.'s motion for summary judgment and denied the summary judgment motions of Gerald C. Riemer and Doris E. Riemer, husband and wife; Joanne Johnson; and Lillie J. Riemer.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
ISSUES OF GERALD C. RIEMER & DORIS E. RIEMER
1.Whether the trial court erred and abused its discretion in denying Irish's Motion to Amend its Complaint to add a tort claim for deceit to an action for breach of contract.
2.Whether the district court properly granted Summary Judgment to Gerald and Doris Riemers when Irish failed to pay the "Bonus Consideration".


Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
ISSUES OF JOANNE JOHNSON
I.The District Court did not err in Granting the Motion for Summary Judgment of Defendant, Joanne Johnson and Denying Appellant, Irish Oil and Gas, Inc.'s Motion for Summary Judgment.
II.The District Court did not err in denying Appellant, Irish Oil and Gas, Inc.'s Motion to Amend its Complaint.

ISSUES OF LILLIE J RIEMER
1. Whether the district court reasonably exercised its discretion in denying Irish Oil and Gas, Inc. leave to amend its Complaint to assert a futile allegation of agency.
2. Whether the district court properly granted summary judgment in favor of Lillie Riemer when Irish Oil and Gas, Inc. failed to perform its duties as required by their agreement.
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Docket entries:
102/26/2010 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 02/25/2010
204/06/2010 APPELLANT BRIEF
304/06/2010 APPELLANT APPENDIX
404/06/2010 DISK - ATA (Compact Disk)
504/30/2010 RECORD ON APPEAL
605/05/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF-Gerald C. Riemer & Doris E. Riemer
705/06/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF-JOANNE JOHNSON (e-filed)
805/06/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB-JOANNE JOHNSON)
905/07/2010 APPELLEE BRIEF & Addendum (Lillie Riemer) (e-filed)
1005/07/2010 E-FILED BRIEF (AEB of Lillie Riemer)
1105/10/2010 Received $25 surcharge for AEB of Lillie Riemer (Receipt #19484)
1205/10/2010 RECEIVED $25 E-FILING SURCHARGE FOR AEB-JOANNE JOHNSON (RECEIPT #19483).
1305/07/2010 Received 7 copies of AEB of Lillie Riemer from CSD
1405/12/2010 Received 7 copies of AEB of JoAnne Johnson from CSD
1505/11/2010 DISK-AEB (RIEMERS) E-MAILED
1605/13/2010 RECEIVED CORRECTED TITLE, T.O.A. & CORRESPONDING PAGES FOR AEB-RIEMERS.
1705/18/2010 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
1805/24/2010 REPLY BRIEF of Appellant
1905/24/2010 DISK - RYB (CD-ROM)
2006/14/2010 APPEARANCES: Zachary Pelham and Patrick Durick; Mary Nordsven; Dann Greenwood; Jason Henderson
2106/14/2010 ARGUED: Pelham; Nordsven; Greenwood; Henderson
2206/14/2010 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2302/08/2011 DISPOSITION (AND REMANDED): AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
2402/08/2011 SPLIT OPINION: Crothers, Daniel John
2502/08/2011 (CONCURRING AND DISSENTING): VandeWalle, Gerald W.: CON/DIS
2602/08/2011 (JOINED CONCURRING AND DISSENTING): Sandstrom, Dale V.: JN/CON
2702/08/2011 (CONCURRING OR DISSENTING): Kapsner, Carol Ronning: CON/DIS
2802/08/2011 Neither party shall have and recover costs and disbursements in this appeal
2902/09/2011 Judgment Sent to Parties
3003/03/2011 MANDATE
3103/08/2011 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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