from the District Court of Carbon County The Honorable Wade
E. Waldrip, Judge
Representing Appellant: William Cor, pro se.
Representing Appellee: Bradley T. Cave, Holland & Hart
LLP, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
BURKE, C.J., and HILL, DAVIS, FOX, and KAUTZ, JJ.
William Cor filed this pro se appeal from the
district court's dismissal of his complaint. Due to
deficiencies in the appeal, we summarily affirm.
Mr. Cor did not provide this Court with a statement of the
issues. We supply a preliminary issue:
1. Did Mr. Cor adequately comply with the Wyoming Rules of
Appellate Procedure? We discern Mr. Cor's issues to be:
2. Did the district court err in dismissing Mr. Cor's
complaint because he did not file a timely response to
defendants' motion to dismiss?
3. Did Mr. Cor's complaint state a claim upon which
relief could be granted?
determination of the first issue resolves this matter;
accordingly, we do not reach the remaining issues.
Mr. Cor, a former project engineer at Sinclair Wyoming
Refining Company, filed a complaint against defendants
Sinclair Services Company, Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company,
Raymond Hansen, and James Larscheid (Sinclair defendants),
asserting claims of fraud in the inducement and execution,
breach of contract, and malicious destruction of property.
Instead of answering, the Sinclair defendants filed a motion
to dismiss and requested a hearing. After Mr. Cor failed to
timely respond to Sinclair's motion, the district court
granted the Sinclair defendants' motion without a
hearing. The district court reasoned that "Mr. Cor has
not filed a timely response and therefore has not contested
the request for dismissal." The district ...