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Case No. 21-0541

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Charles Martin, Curtis Martin, and Bennett Machine & Fabricating, Inc.
v.
Jose G. Espinoza and Deere and Company

Appellants

Charles Martin, Curtis Martin, and Bennett Machine & Fabricating, Inc.

Appellees

Jose G. Espinoza and Deere and Company

Attorneys for Appellants

Nick Critelli
Joseph A. Peiffer and Austin J. Peiffer

Attorneys for Appellees

Richard J. Sapp and Spencer S. Cady
Kenneth E. Rechtoris

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0541
Date Published:
Apr 13, 2022
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jones County, Paul D. Miller, Judge.  REVERSED AND REMANDED.  Considered by Schumacher, P.J., Ahlers, J., and Mullins, S.J.  Opinion by Ahlers, J.  (8 pages)

            The plaintiffs appeal the dismissal of their petition due to a forum-selection clause.  OPINION HOLDS: Based on the record properly before us on a motion to dismiss, the forum-selection clause provides no bar to the plaintiffs pursuing and developing their claims in Iowa courts.

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