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B.F. GOODRICH CO. v. US FILTER CORP., 99-4353

Sixth Circuit and New York case law require that disputed issues of contractual intent are factual issues not to be resolved at summary judgment, and where extrinsic evidence cannot resolve ambiguity of the parties' intent and contract interpretation, the case must be tried.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/01/2000
  • Decided 03/29/2001
  • Published 03/29/2001

Judges

  • Before: KEITH, BOGGS, and COLE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven C. Bennett (argued and briefed), Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, New York, NY, Elizabeth A. Grove, Cleveland, OH, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kenneth A. Zirm, Walter & Haverfield, Cleveland, OH, Peter J. Vodola (briefed), Thomas G. Rohback (argued and briefed), Leboeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, Hartford, CT, for Defendant-Appellee.