SBC v. H. Michael Cutler

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SBC v. H. Michael Cutler

Case Number
A-14-0905
Call Date
February 10, 2016
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-14-905, SBC (Appellant and Cross-Appellee) v. William A. Cutler III, Personal Representative of the Estate of William A. Cutler Jr. (Appellee and Cross-Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Shelly Stratman

Attorney for Appellant: Jason M. Bruno, Thomas D. Prickett (Sherrets Bruno & Vogt LLC)

Attorney for Appellee: David S. Houghton, Keith A Harvat (Houghton Vandenack Williams Whitted Weaver Parsonage, LLC)

Civil Action: Action to Pierce the Corporate Veil of an Entity

Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court found there was insufficient evidence to warrant piercing the corporate veil of Related Investments, Inc. and ordered appellant to pay appellee attorney fees in the amount of $139,799.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, appellant asserts that the district court erred in (1) failing to pierce the corporate veil of Related Investments, Inc.; (2) making certain evidentiary decisions; (3) awarding appellee attorney fees; and (4) denying its motion to alter or amend the judgment. On cross-appeal, appellee asserts that the district court erred in failing to specifically rule on appellee's asserted defense of unclean hands.

Case Location
Lincoln
Panel Text
Irwin, Pirtle, and Riedmann, Judges