Beard St. Clair Acquires Unanimous Jury Verdict in Partnership Dispute

Attorneys Jeffrey Brunson and Lindsay Lofgran acquired a unanimous jury verdict finding the existence of a construction and excavation partnership between their client and another individual on April 2, 2015. Over the course of a three-day jury trial, the trial team presented evidence establishing that the parties verbally agreed to form a partnership to provide excavation and construction work, including extensive work done in North Dakota. The team presented further evidence establishing the detailed terms of the parties’ oral partnership agreement, including provisions to split profits and pay wages to each partner. In finding that the parties entered into a partnership, the jury verdict also unanimously determined that the parties orally agreed to all terms advanced at trial by the trial team.