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Case No. 19-2006

Mark Benson d/b/a Benson Border Materials
v.
Boyle Built Enterprises, L.L.C. and Andrew Boyle

Appellant

Mark Benson d/b/a Benson Border Materials

Appellee

Boyle Built Enterprises, L.L.C. and Andrew Boyle

Attorneys for Appellant

Bryan J. Goldsmith

Attorneys for Appellee

Kevin J. Caster

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-2006
Date Published:
Dec 15, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Van Buren County, Crystal S. Cronk, Judge.  AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, AND REMANDED ON APPEAL; AFFIRMED ON CROSS-APPEAL.  Heard by May, P.J., and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  (26 pages)

            The parties to a contract for the sale of a railroad tie removal business appeal and cross-appeal from a district court ruling.  OPINION HOLDS: I. Finding no error in the district court’s determination on the contract breach, we affirm.  We find under the oral amendments, Benson should be awarded $5000, representing payment for the used high-rail gear.  We remand for modification of the judgment in Benson’s favor on appeal.  II. We find no error in the district court’s dismissal of the defendants’ counterclaim and affirm on cross-appeal.

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