Harley-Davidson: Missouri High Court Says Collateral Estoppel Applies, Even if Change in Law Later Occurs
December 11, 2013
- Reply Brief
KANSAS CITY, Mo. –– Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) has filed a reply brief in support of its motion to reconsider a motion to dismiss, maintaining that Missouri’s Supreme Court has held that collateral estoppel applies to all final decisions, even if a change in the law is later made.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company Operation Inc. reiterated its position in a Dec. 5 reply brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, saying the issue presents a “compelling” reason for review.
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