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Hofheins v. Bajio Mt. W., LLC, 2017 UT App 238 (Dec. 29, 2017).

Bajio was required to indemnify Hofheins for lease payments pursuant to their asset purchase agreement. Bajio failed to make the lease payments, and the property owner sued Hofheins. Hofheins then brought a third party action against Bajio for indemnification. Bajio…

State v. Jamieson, 2017 UT App 236 (Dec. 29, 2017).

The court vacated a restitution order against the defendant who was convicted of computer crimes for stealing and disseminating his bosses’ emails. The court held it was plain error for the district court to include in the restitution figure some amount…

SMS Financial v. CCB, LLC, 2017 UT 90 (Dec. 27, 2017).

In this case, the Utah Supreme Court held the doctrine of equitable conversion protects a buyer’s interests in land when a land sale contract becomes capable of specific enforcement by the buyer, including where buyer-friendly conditions have yet to be satisfied.

Waite v. Labor Comm’n, 2017 UT 86 (Dec. 1, 2017).

The Utah Worker’s Compensation Act has a provision that limits the time an injured worker has to prove a claim to twelve years from the date of the accident. Petitioners, two workers who sought permanent disability benefits more than twelve…