Hill v. Tevogt

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Hill v. Tevogt

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Call Date
March 2, 2016
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Case Summary

S-15-311, Jody A. Hill and Dean O. Thorsen v. Mark Tevogt (Appellant)

Douglas County, Hon. J. Michael Coffey

Attorneys: James D. Sherrets, Jared C. Olson (Sherrets Bruno & Vogt LLC) ' Brian J. Muench

Civil: Breach of Contract

Proceedings Below: Hill/Thorsen filed suit to enforce a promissory note executed by Tevogt in consideration for the purchase of shares of a business owned by Hill/Thorsen. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of Hill/Thorsen.

Issues: Tevogt asserts that the district court erred in (1) granting summary judgment in favor of Hill/Thorsen; (2) finding there was no genuine issue of material fact; (3) failing to consider Tevogt's affidavit opposing summary judgment; (4) imposing sanctions sua sponte upon Tevogt for failing to attend his depositions; and (5) considering Tevogt's failure to appear for depositions in its summary judgment order.