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Kaycee Land and Livestock v. Flahive

Wyoming Supreme Court
46 P.3d 323 (Wyo. 2002)


Facts

Kaycee Land and Livestock (Kaycee) (plaintiff) agreed to allow Flahive Oil & Gas, LLC to use the surface of Kaycee’s property. Flahive Oil & Gas’s use allegedly contaminated Kaycee’s property. Kaycee brought suit against Roger Flahive, the managing member of Flahive Oil & Gas, personally, seeking to pierce the limited liability veil of an LLC.

Rule of Law

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Issue

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Holding and Reasoning (Kite, J.)

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  • A “yes” or “no” answer to the question framed in the issue section;
  • A summary of the majority or plurality opinion, using the CREAC method; and
  • The procedural disposition (e.g. reversed and remanded, affirmed, etc.).

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