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BURKHART GROB LUFT UND RAUMFAHRT GMBH & CO. KG v. E-SYSTEMS, INC., 99-11242

Where plaintiff cannot prove that it would have won the government contract in the absence of defendant's fraud, it has no reasonably certain basis for calculating lost profits, nor can it show unjust enrichment justifying a constructive trust.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/20/2001
  • Published 07/20/2001

Judges

  • W. EUGENE DAVIS, Circuit Judge:, Before DAVIS, WIENER and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Sidney Katherine Powell (argued), Deborah Pearce Reggio, Powell & Reggio, New Orleans, LA, Cary Ira Schachter, Whittenburg, Whittenburg & Schachter, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee., Joe B. Harrison (argued), Cynthia C. Hollingsworth, Stacy R. Obenhaus, William G. Whitehall, Joanne P. Early, Gardere & Wynne, Dallas, TX, for Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant.