Nicholson v. Ash

Decision Date11 October 1990
Docket NumberNo. 89CA0459,89CA0459
Citation800 P.2d 1352
PartiesR. James NICHOLSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Irving ASH, E.G. Koelling, Ronald L. Seigneur, C.E. Snow, Sandra V. Chadwick, Peter M. Eggleston, and Cogswell & Wehrle, a Partnership, Defendants-Appellees. . V
CourtColorado Court of Appeals
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    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Tenth Circuit
    • September 8, 2004
    ...Ms. Bennett "cause[d] him injury as a stockholder, unique to himself and not suffered by the other stockholders." Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1357 (Colo.Ct.App. 1990). Second, he urges that, because AIS is a close corporation, filing this suit in a derivative capacity would not further......
  • F.D.I.C. v. American Cas. Co. of Reading, Pa.
    • United States
    • Colorado Supreme Court
    • December 14, 1992
    ...of fiduciary duty. See, e.g., Holland v. American Founders Life Ins. Co., 151 Colo. 69, 75, 376 P.2d 162, 165 (1962); Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1356 (Colo.App.1990); Greenfield v. Hamilton Oil Corp., 760 P.2d 664, 667-68 (Colo.App.1988); Great Western United Corp. v. Great Western Pr......
  • Guides, Ltd. v. Yarmouth Group
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Tenth Circuit
    • July 2, 2002
    ...of that suffered by the corporation. See Sparling v. Hoffman Constr. Co., 864 F.2d 635, 640 (9th Cir.1988); Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1357 (Colo.App.1990). Foote's status as guarantor of the previous lease is of no significance to her claim that the defendants refused to contract or ......
  • Stat-Tech Liquidating Trust v. Fenster, Civil Action Nos. 92-K-1040, (92-K-1994, 92-K-2368, 92-K-2441, 93-K-308, 95-K-1367).
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Colorado
    • July 18, 1997
    ...a director whose action causes harm to the corporation. In re Stat-Tech, 47 F.3d 1054, 1060 (10th Cir.1995) (citing Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1356 (Colo.App.1990)). This is because that action belongs to the corporation, and must be brought by it. Id. However, Colorado courts recogni......
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  • Chapter 9 - § 9.3 • ELEMENTS DEFINED
    • United States
    • Colorado Bar Association Colorado Civil Claims: Elements; Defenses and Sample Pleadings (CBA) Chapter 9 Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    • Invalid date
    ...be worse off, but also encompasses any benefit defendant wrongfully obtained).[36] Turkey Creek, LLC, 953 P.2d at 1312; Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1355 (Colo. App. 1990). See also Myers v. Alliance for Affordable Servs., 371 F. App'x 950, 957 (10th Cir. 2010) (Colorado law requires a ......
  • Chapter 55 - § 55.5 • CONSTRUCTIVE TRUSTS
    • United States
    • Colorado Bar Association Orange Book Handbook: Colorado Estate Planning Handbook (2022 ed.) (CBA) Chapter 55 Equitable Remedies
    • Invalid date
    ...confidential relationship was found between a corporation's directors/promoters and a stockholder/guarantor of a loan (Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1355 (Colo. App. 1990)), or a landlord and tenant (Jarnagin v. Busby, Inc., 867 P.2d 63, 66-67 (Colo. App. 1993)), merely because of the pa......
  • Chapter 55 - § 55.5 • CONSTRUCTIVE TRUSTS
    • United States
    • Colorado Bar Association Orange Book Handbook: Colorado Estate Planning Handbook (2020 ed.) (CBA) Chapter 55 Equitable Remedies
    • Invalid date
    ...confidential relationship was found between a corporation's directors/promoters and a stockholder/guarantor of a loan (Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1355 (Colo. App. 1990)), or a landlord and tenant (Jarnagin v. Busby, Inc., 867 P.2d 63, 66-67 (Colo. App. 1993)), merely because of the pa......
  • Chapter 9 - § 9.6 • LENDER'S DUTIES AND LIABILITIES
    • United States
    • Colorado Bar Association Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Construction Law (CBA) Chapter 9 Construction Project Lenders
    • Invalid date
    ...v. Capitol Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass'n, 642 P.2d 21, 23-24 (Colo. App. 1981).[78] Kip Hampden, Ltd., 946 P.2d at 597 (citing Nicholson v. Ash, 800 P.2d 1352, 1355 (Colo. App. 1990)).[79] Rubenstein, 762 P.2d at 756.[80] Id. (quoting Dolton, 642 P.2d at 24).[81] See Coors Brewing Co. v. Floyd, 97......
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