Reed v. Reed
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Anglia Television v. Reed
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Citation. 3 All E.R. 690 (House of Lords 1971) Brief Fact Summary. An actor and a media company entered into a contract for the actor to star in a film of a play for television.  The actor had to repudiate the contract, and a question as to the damages owed by the actor to the media company arose. Synopsis of Rule of Law. If a party cannot demonstrate an amount of lost profits they are entitled to, both expenditures incurred before and after the contract was concluded will be part of the damages award, if those expenditures "would reasonably be in the contemplation of th ...

Reed v. McCord
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 18 App. Div. 381, 46 N.Y.S. 407 (App Div, 2d Dept 1897) Brief Fact Summary. The defendant in a medical negligence case testified as to some of the circumstances surrounding the accident. The coroner then got on the stand and testified as to some of the things that the defendant had said, over objection by the defendant. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A statement made by a party against a party's own interest is not hearsay, and may be admitted substantively. Issue. Whether the statements by the coroner as to the statements made ...

Reed v. Ross
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 468 U.S. 1, 104 S. Ct. 2901, 82 L. Ed. 2d 1, 1984 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. An individual was convicted of murder, but a Supreme Court case decided after his conviction concluded that a procedural aspect of all cases including his was deemed invalid. Synopsis of Rule of Law. "[W]here a constitutional claim is so novel that its legal basis is not reasonably available to counsel, a defendant has cause for his failure to raise the claim in accordance with applicable state procedures." ...

Gibbs v. Breed, Abbot & Morgan
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Kovacik v. Reed
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Reed v. Sears, Roebuck & Co
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 934 F. Supp.713 (D. Md. 1996) Brief Fact Summary. Owen L. Reed, Jr. and Donna Reed, (Plaintiffs) bring this action individually and on behalf of their child, seeking damages against Sears, Roebuck & Co., (Defendant) for the sale of an allegedly defective storm door that caused injuries to their child. Defendant seeks summary judgment claiming the sealed containers defense. Synopsis of Rule of Law. The sealed container defense applies to products liability claims alleging "defective design or manufacture" as well as strict p ...

Lieberman v. Wyoming.com LLC
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Wyo. Sup. Ct. 82 P.3d 274 (2004) Brief Fact Summary. Following Lieberman’s (Defendant) withdrawal from Wyoming.com LLC (Plaintiff), the LLC (Plaintiff) brought a declaratory judgment action to determine the financial consequences of his withdrawal, asserting that the LLC (Plaintiff) was obligated to pay to Lieberman (Defendant), after repaying his capital contribution, only the value of his capital account (which had a negative value), rather than, as Lieberman (Defendant) asserted, the fair market value of his equit ...

Kasten v. Doral Dental USA, LLC
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Wisc. Sup. Ct., 733 N.W.2d 300 (2007) Brief Fact Summary. Kasten (Plaintiff), a non-managing member of Doral Dental USA, LLC (Doral Dental) (Defendant), claimed that the LLC’s operating agreement, which permitted members “upon reasonable request” to inspect company “documents” and “books,” required Doral Dental (Defendant) to disclose to her company emails and document drafts going back three years, upon her request. Synopsis of Rule of Law. (1) Where an LLC operating agree ...

Dumbar Group, LLC v. Tignor
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Va. Sup. Ct., 593 S.E.2d 216 (2004) Brief Fact Summary. Dunbar Group, LLC (Plaintiff) was a co-equal member and manager with Tignor (Defendant) in XpertCTI, LLC (Xpert) and contended that Xpert should not be dissolved following the expulsion of Tignor (Defendant) because evidence was lacking to show that it would not be reasonably practical to continue Xpert’s business ever after Tignor’s (Defendant) expulsion. Synopsis of Rule of Law. An LLC will not be judicially dissolved where it has not been demon ...

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cuban
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 634 F. Supp. 2d 713 (N.D. Tex. 2009) Brief Fact Summary. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (Plaintiff) contended that Cuban (Defendant) undertook a non-use of information duty before selling his 6.3 percent stake in Mamma.com, Inc. on the basis of material, confidential information, and that Defendant was therefore liable of insider trading under the misappropriation theory.  Synopsis of Rule of Law. A shareholder does not undertake a duty of non-use of information sufficient to support a claim of i ...

Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp. v. Wolfson
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Del. Super. Ct., 321 A.2d 138 (1974) Brief Fact Summary. After Wolfson (Plaintiff) was criminally charged, tried, and sentenced, he sought to be indemnified by Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp (MCS) (Defendant) for the costs of legal defense. Synopsis of Rule of Law. When corporate agents are criminally charged for their conduct in regard to their corporation, they are entitled to indemnification for their legal defense expenses on the successful indictment counts only, even if unsuccessful on another related count. ...

Gateway Potato Sales v. G.B. Investment Co.
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Ariz. Ct. App., 822 P.2d 490 (1991) Brief Fact Summary. Gateway Potato Sales (Plaintiff), a creditor of Sunworth Packing Limited Partnership (Sunworth) (Defendant), brought suit against limited partner G.B. Investment Co. (Defendant) in an effort to recover funds for goods it had provided to Sunworth (Defendant). Synopsis of Rule of Law. When a limited partner has participated in the control of the limited partnership, under certain circumstances, a limited partner may become liable for the obligations of the busin ...

Brehm v. Eisner
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. Del. Sup. Ct., 746 A.2d 244 (2000) Brief Fact Summary. Brehm (Plaintiff) sued Eisner (Defendant) for approving an employment agreement and subsequent non-fault termination of Disney’s president, Ovitz. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A complaint that is mostly conclusory does not meet the rules required for a stockholder to pursue a derivative remedy. ...

Litwin v. Allen
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. N.Y. Sup. Ct., 25 N.Y.S.2d 667 (1940) Brief Fact Summary. Stockholders (Plaintiff) brought a derivative action against Trust Company (Defendant), its subsidiary, Guaranty Company (Defendant), and J.P. Morgan & Co. (Defendant) for a loss resulting from a bond transaction. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A director is not liable for loss or damage other than what was proximately caused by his own acts or omissions in breach of his duty. s resulting from a bond transaction. ...

Cochran v. Dellfava
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Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Carbon County Coal Co.
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Troutman v. Southern Railway Co.
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Old West Enterprises, Inc. v. Reno Escrow Co.
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Greenfield v. Philles Records, Inc.
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Copeland Process Corp. v. Nalews, Inc.
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Dienst v. Dienst
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Yarbro v. Neil B. McGinnis Equipment Co.
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Potter v. Hatter Farms, Inc.
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Cohn v. Fisher
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