Thompson v. Associated Potato Growers

990296 Dennis Thompson, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Associated Potato Growers,
Inc., a North Dakota
corporation, Defendant and Appellant
and
Duane Hovet, Defendant

Appeal from: District Court, Northeast Central Judicial District, Grand Forks County
Judge Joel D. Medd
Nature of Action: Employer/Employee Dispute
Counsel:
Appellant: Camrud, Maddock, Olson & Larson, Ltd.
Appellee: Arnason Law Office
Term: 03/2000   Argument: 03/08/2000  2:45pm
ND cite: 2000 ND 95
NW cite: 610 N.W.2d 53


Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
Whether good cause existed for the termination of Dennis Thompson by Associated Potato Growers, Inc., for altering company records.
Whether the District Court impermissibly substituted its judgment for that of Associated Potato Growers, Inc., that Thompson had engaged in misconduct justifying termination for cause.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether good cause existed for the termination of Dennis Thompson by Associated Potato Growers, Inc. for altering company records.
2. Whether the District Court impermissibly substituted its judgment for that of Associated Potato Growers, Inc. that Thompson had engaged in misconduct justifying termination for cause.

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Docket entries:
110/04/1999 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 10/01/1999
210/04/1999 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 10/01/1999
310/06/1999 RETENTION OF RECORD ON APPEAL: 11/20/1999
410/18/1999 Second Notice of Appeal (filed in lower court on 10-15-99)
511/17/1999 TRANSCRIPT DATED March 16-19, 1999 (Vols. I-IV)
611/19/1999 DISKS (2) - TRA dated March 16-19, 1999 (Vols. I-IV)
711/22/1999 RECORD ON APPEAL w/separates 66, 67A & 70(exhibits)
812/23/1999 APPELLANT BRIEF
912/23/1999 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1012/27/1999 DISK - ATB
1101/24/2000 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF, AFFID/SUPPORT & BRIEF/SUPPORT (FAXED COPY)
1201/24/2000 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 02/07/2000
1301/24/2000 Notice of Substitution of Counsel (Joel Arnason substituted for Alan Larivee --see Affidavit in
1401/24/2000 Support of Mot/Ext/AEB)
1501/25/2000 Motion for Enlargement of Time to Serve & File Appellee's Brief, Aff/Support & Brief/Support (same
1601/25/2000 as faxed copy filed 1-24-00)
1702/05/2000 APPELLEE BRIEF
1802/05/2000 APPELLEE APPENDIX (2 Volumes)
1902/07/2000 DISK - AEB
2002/18/2000 REPLY BRIEF of Appellant
2102/18/2000 Supplemental Appendix to Appellant's Reply Brief
2202/22/2000 DISK - RYB
2303/08/2000 APPEARANCES: Donald J. Olson, Darin B. Barker; Dennis Thompson (Joel F. Arnason unavoidably absent
2403/08/2000 due to weather conditions, submitted on brief for AE)
2503/08/2000 ARGUED: Olson; Thompson (Vol. W; page 234)
2605/11/2000 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2705/11/2000 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
2805/11/2000 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant
2905/12/2000 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3006/06/2000 MANDATE
3106/09/2000 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3202/05/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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