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GreenHunter Energy, Inc. v. W. Ecosystems Tech., Inc.
Citation:337 P.3d 454 (2014)
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In 2009, appellee Western Echosystems Technology, Inc. and the GreenHunter Wind Energy, LLC entered into a contract whereby Western undertook to provide the LLC consulting services related to the potential development of a wind turbine farm. While Western performed under the contract, the LLC paid nothing for Western’s services. Western consequently brought a breach of contract action against the LLC and obtained a judgment. The judgments cannot be satisfied because the LLC has no assets upon which Western can execute. Western brought this action against appellant, seeking to pierce the LLC’s veil and hold appellant liable for the LLC’s contractual obligations.
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