Case Study Week 7 Corliss v. Wenner

Case Study Week 7 Corliss v. Wenner - Corliss v. Wenner T...

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Corliss v. Wenner The parties: Corliss and Wenner and Anderson The plaintiff: Corliss The defendant: Wenner and Anderson The appellant: Corliss The appellee: Wenner and Anderson The court trial was won by Wenner In 1996, Jann Wenner employed Anderson Asphalt Paving to create a new driveway on his ranch. Larry Anderson was the owner of Anderson Asphalt Paving and Gregory Corliss was his employee. Anderson and Corliss were clearing the driveway and uncovered a glass jar containing paper wrapped rolls of gold coins. Anderson and Corliss gathered the coins and did an inventory on the gold pieces dating from 1857 to 1914. Anderson and Corliss agreed to split the coins amongst themselves and allow Anderson to keep the coins in his possession. As time went on they argued over the ownership of the coins and Corliss was later fired. Wenner was given possession of the coins by Anderson for indemnification since the coins were found on his land and if Corliss tried to sue. After agreeing to split the gold coins, Corliss obtained a personal loan of nearly $9,000 from
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course MG 260 taught by Professor Brentgilje during the Fall '09 term at Park.

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