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Kaycee Land and Livestock v. Flahive
Citation:46 P.3d 323 (Wyo. 2002)
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Flahive Oil & Gas is a Wyoming Limited Liability Company with no assets at this time. Kaycee Land and Livestock entered into a contract with Flahive Oil & Gas LLC allowing Flahive Oil & Gas to use the surface of its real property. Roger Flahive is and was the managing member of Flahive Oil & Gas. Kaycee Limited and Livestock alleges that Flahive Oil & Gas caused environmental contamination to its real property located in Wyoming and seeks to pierce the LLC veil and disregard the LLC entity of Flahive Oil & Gas Limited Liability Company and hold Roger Flahive individually liable for the contamination.
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