Lookabaugh v. Hanna Oil and Gas Co., 2014 Ark. App. 445
This is a well-crafted decision explaining the equitable doctrine of unjust enrichment, in a case where a company erroneously made payments to the wrong brother (who did not own the oil and gas rights). The Court of Appeals affirmed the plaintiff’s recoupment of its payments.
Southern Building Services, Inc. v. City of Fort Smith, 2014 Ark. App. 437
Recovering, even if partially, may make one a prevailing party under section 16-22-308. Second, prejudgment interest will be proper under the “interest on the balance” owed (choosing this method of calculation over three other measures of computing prejudgment interest recovery enunciated in an Eighth Circuit opinion).