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Case No. 17-1118

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Eric N. Lucy
v.
Platinum Services, Inc., now known as Platinum Supplemental Insurance, Inc., and Wayne Briggs

Appellee

Eric N. Lucy

Appellant

Platinum Services, Inc., now known as Platinum Supplemental Insurance, Inc., and Wayne Briggs

Attorneys for Appellee

Christopher C. Fry and McKenzie R. Hill

Attorneys for Appellant

Kevin J. Visser, Paul D. Gamez, and Thomas D. Wolle

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1118
Date Published:
Nov 07, 2018
Summary

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica L. Wittig, Judge.  AFFIRMED ON APPEAL; REVERSED ON CROSS-APPEAL.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by McDonald, J.  (11 pages)

            Both plaintiff, Eric Lucy, and defendants, Platinum Services, Inc. and Wayne Briggs, appeal the district court’s ruling on summary judgment regarding a contract dispute.  OPINION HOLDS: The two contracts at issue, one between Lucy and Platinum and another between Lucy and Briggs, do not incorporate each other.  Briggs may not cease payments upon Lucy’s breach of a non-compete covenant between Lucy and Platinum.  The term of the relevant non-compete covenant is two years.

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