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Standing Stone, LLC v. Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Inc.

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Date: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A-13-0547, Standing Stone, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company and Steve Faller (Appellants) v. Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Inc., a Nebraska corporation

Douglas County, District Court Judge W. Mark Ashford

Attorney for Appellant:  Christopher D. Curzon (Smith, Gardner, Slusky, Lazer, Pohren & Rogers, L.L.P.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Michael J. Matukewicz, Andrew M. Hollingsead (Liakos & Matukewicz, LLP)

Civil Action:  Breach of Contract, Professional Negligence, Detrimental Reliance

Action Taken by Trial Court:  Following a bench trial, the trial court found no breach of contract because it concluded that no oral contract existed between appellants and appellee. The trial court also found in favor of appellee on appellants’ professional negligence and detrimental reliance causes of action.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  Did the trial court err in finding that no contract existed between appellants and appellee? Did the trial court err in failing to find that appellee was professionally negligent? Did the trial court err in failing to make any findings on appellant’s claim for promissory estoppel?

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