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Riedlinger, et al. v. Steam Brothers, Inc.

Docket No. 20120111
Oral Argument: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 2:45pm

Docket Info

Title
John Riedlinger, Steam Brothers of
Austin/Albert Lea, LLC, Dale Stroh,
Kevin Vetter, K&M, Inc., Leo Horner,
and Duane Leier, Plaintiffs and Appellees
v.
Steam Brothers, Inc., d/b/a Steam
Brothers Carpet Cleaning, Defendant and Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CONTRACTS
Appeal From
Case No. 10-C-02658
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Cynthia Feland
2013 ND 14826 N.W.2d 340
Oral Argument 9/4/2012

Highlight

A contract is ambiguous if rational arguments can be made for different interpretations of the contract.
If a contract is ambiguous, extrinsic evidence may be considered to determine the parties' intent, and the terms of the contract and the parties' intent become questions of fact.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
05/08/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF View
06/07/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF View
06/25/2012 REPLY BRIEF View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Not Licensed in ND - 00002
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Benjamin John Hasbrouck - 06107
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Rob Andrew Stefonowicz - 05740

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 02/16/2012 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 02/14/2012
2 02/16/2012 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 02/14/2012
3 03/14/2012 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION : Sandstrom, Dale V.
4 03/13/2012 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL dated March 3, 2012 (ENTRY NOS. 1-108)
5 03/22/2012 Court Reporter's acknowledgement of Order for Transcript
6 03/28/2012 Updated Affidavit of John A. Cotter
7 03/30/2012 Updated Affidavit of Emily Duke
8 03/30/2012 TRANSCRIPTS DATED July 21, 2011 & November 29, 2011 (2 vols.) & C.O.S.
9 03/30/2012 DISK - tra (7/21/11 & 11/29/11) (e-mailed)
10 05/08/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF View
11 05/08/2012 APPELLANT APPENDIX
12 05/09/2012 DISK - atb (CD-ROM)
13 06/07/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF View
14 06/07/2012 APPELLEE APPENDIX
15 06/07/2012 DISK - aeb
16 06/25/2012 REPLY BRIEF View
17 06/26/2012 DISK-RYB
18 08/09/2012 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
19 08/23/2012 SITTING WITH THE COURT : Merrick, Thomas E.
20 09/04/2012 APPEARANCES: Benjamin J. Hasbrouck; Rob A. Stefonowicz
21 09/04/2012 ARGUED: Benjamin J. Hasbrouck; Rob A. Stefonowicz
22 09/04/2012 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
23 01/28/2013 DISPOSITION
24 01/28/2013 UNANIMOUS OPINION : VandeWalle, Gerald W. View
25 01/28/2013 costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellant
26 01/30/2013 Judgment Sent to Parties
27 02/21/2013 MANDATE
28 02/26/2013 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
29 03/21/2013 Corrected/Substitute Opinion Page (Page 8, Paragraph 14, Line 17 and replaces N.C.C.C. with N.D.C.C
30 09/02/2021 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed