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Cherne Contracting Corp. v. Marathon Petroleum Company, LLC, No. 08-2723

By FindLaw Staff on July 22, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an action for breach of contract and promissory estoppel, district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) the court properly concluded that the parties' letter of intent governed their relationship after a certain date, and the letter of intent unambiguously gave defendant the right to terminate the parties' relationship; and 2) the court did not err in granting defendant summary judgment on plaintiff's alternative claims for equitable relief since it correctly determined that the letter of intent, as modified and extended, governed the parties' relationship.    

Read Cherne Contracting Corp. v. Marathon Petroleum Company, LLC, No. 08-2723

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Submitted: March 11, 2009
Filed: July 22, 2009

Before MURPHY, MELLOY, and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by MELLOY, Circuit Judge.

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