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SARKES TARZIAN, INC. v. US TRUST CO., 03-2994, 03-3098

In a suit for breach of an oral contract, denial of defendant's motion for judgment as a matter of law is reversed where plaintiff presented no evidence at trial showing that a third party had actual authority to bind defendant into a contract.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/08/2004
  • Decided 02/14/2005
  • Published 02/14/2005


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before KANNE, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Alan H. Goldstein, Ice Miller, Indianapolis, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Steven M. Edwards (argued), Hogan & Hartson, New York, NY, for Defendant-Appellant and Plaintiff-Appellant., Lou Mrachek (argued), Alan B. Rose, Page Mrachek Fitzgergald & Rose, West Palm Beach, FL, for Defendant-Appellant and Defendant-Appellee.