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Summers v. Dooley
Citation:481 P.2d 318
Summers entered into a partnership agreement with Dooley in 1958 for the purpose of operating a trash collection business, which was operated by the two men. In 1962, Dooley became unable to work and, at his own expense, hired an employee to take his place. In July, 1966, Summers approached his partner Dooley regarding the hiring of an additional employee but Dooley refused. Nevertheless, Summers hired the man and paid him out of his own pocket. Dooley, upon discovering the additional hiring, objected. Summers continued to operate the business using the third man and instituted this suit for $6,000 against his partner.
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