Scarff Brothers, Inc. v. Bischer Farms, Incorporated, et al


OPINION filed: We AFFIRM the judgment of the district court as to Bischer Farms, Inc.'s breach of contract. We VACATE the district court's finding of successor liability and REMAND for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. Finally, we VACATE the finding of alter ego liability, and REMAND to the district court for determination of whether any or all of the Bischer Farms are entities or individuals engaged in such fraud, illegality, or injustice from the use of the corporate form as would support a finding of alter ego liability under Michigan law, decision not for publication pursuant to local rule 28(g). Alice M. Batchelder, (authoring) Chief Circuit Judge; Eugene E. Siler , Jr., Circuit Judge and Karen Nelson Moore, Circuit Judge (concurring in part; dissenting in part)

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Scarff Brothers, Inc. v. Bischer Farms, Incorporated, et al Doc. 0 Att. 1 Case: 08-1831 Document: 006110681544 Filed: 07/15/2010 Page: 1 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT Leonard Green Clerk 100 EAST FIFTH STREET, ROOM 540 POTTER STEWART U.S. COURTHOUSE CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202-3988 Tel. (513) 564-7000 Filed: July 15, 2010 Mr. H. Dale Cubitt Cubitt & Cubitt 186 E. Huron Avenue Bad Axe, MI 48413 Ms. Deborah L. Fish Mr. Timothy R. Graves Allard & Fish 535 Griswold Suite 2600 Buhl Building Detroit, MI 48226 Re: Case No. 08-1831 , Scarff Brothers, Inc. v. Bischer Farms, Incorporated, et al Originating Case No. : 04-10071 Dear Counsel: The Court issued the enclosed (Order/Opinion) today in this case. Sincerely yours, s/Patricia J. Elder Senior Case Manager Direct Dial No. 513-564-7034 Fax No. 513-564-7096 cc: Mr. David J. Weaver Enclosure Mandate to issue

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