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Gauerke v. Rozga
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Through a local realtor, the Gauerkes purchased a hotel property owned by the Respondents and listed for sale by a second realtor. It was later discovered that the acreage was less than they had been told. The Respondents brought an action against the Appellants arguing strict responsibility for the misrepresentations regarding the acreage. One realtor settled and a jury found in the Gauerkes’ favor and awarded damages, having found the other realtor liable on the theory of strict responsibility. That realtor appealed, contending that strict responsibility did not apply.
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