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McCollum v. Clothier
Citation:121 Utah 311
Defendant had mortgages to properties that were owed by a company in the process of Bankruptcy and he foreclosed on the mortgages. Plaintiff helped to sell some of the properties during the bankruptcy proceedings. Defendant used his attorney to solicit help from Plaintiff to line up buyers for the sale of properties. Plaintiff agreed to help and performed quite some work in conjunction with the sale of various properties. After the sale, Defendant refused to pay Plaintiff for his services. Plaintiff sued.The lower court entered judgement for Plaintiff. Defendant appealed to the Utah Supreme Court.
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