Matt Little and Becky Thornton Obtain Favorable Opinion from United States Court of Appeals in Animal Genetics Case
Teague Campbell attorneys Matt Little and Becky Thornton handled an animal genetics and cyrogenics case through the Fourth Circuit on behalf of Genex Coorperative, Inc. Genex Cooperative, Inc. is a high-tech genetics company from Wisconsin that specializes in in vitro fertilization and other genetic manipulation of pureblood cattle. The case involved issues of breach of contract and negligence and the plaintiff claimed to have incurred $6 million dollars in damages.Matt and Becky obtained Summary Judgment from U.S. District Court Judge Terrance Boyle. Matt argued the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Judge Boyle’s opinion was affirmed on all issues. The plaintiff sought en banc review from the entire Fourth Circuit which was denied. While the appeal was pending, Matt and Becky collected their client’s costs from the plaintiff, a result that does not occur very often.
Also seen in: https://nclawyersweekly.com/2019/07/17/company-not-at-fault-for-lost-bull-semen-cow-embryos-4th-circuit-says/