Marr v. West Corporation

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Marr v. West Corporation

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9:50am

Case Number
S-20-0636
Call Date
May 26, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Douglas
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0636 Kenneth Marr v. West Corporation, d/b/a West Customer Management Group, LLC (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Hon. James T. Gleason

Attorneys:       Kenneth M. Wentz III, Jessica Källström-Schreckengost, Nicholas B. McGrath (Jackson Lewis P.C. for Appellant); Patrick J. Barrett, Rhianna A. Kittrell (Frser Stryker, PC LLO, for Appellee)

Civil:   Breach of contract; Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict, New Trial

Proceedings Below:  The jury found that Appellant breached its obligation to provide severance compensation to Appellee under the Alternative Employment Agreement and the Restricted Stock Agreement. In accordance with the verdict, the jury found Appellant liable to Appellee for damages totaling $400,540.45. The district court entered judgment against Appellant, reflecting the jury’s verdict and costs incurred by the Appellee.

Issues on Appeal:  Whether the district court erred by 1) overruling Appellant’s motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict; 2) overruling Appellants motion for new trial; 3) excluding evidence regarding Appellee’s communications with First National; 4) admitting testimony regarding the residency of Appellant’s senior leadership team; and 5) admitting testimony regarding Appellee’s supervisor’s age.

Schedule Code
SC