Tag Archives: Disqualification

Contract – Fishing Tournament – Rules Violation – First Impression — Fishing License – Disqualification – Civil Practice – Venue – Judges – Recusal Motion (access required)

Topp v. Big Rock Foundation, Inc. Although the plaintiff-contestants were warned not to let the lack of a fishing license jeopardize a $1,000,000 prize, their first mate entered the contest without renewing his fishing license. Since plaintiffs failed to show that their disqualification was the result of arbitrariness, fraud or collusion, the defendant-foundation’s decision stands.

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