Dahlgren v. First National Bank of Holdrege, 533 F.3d 681 (8th Cir. 2008)

(cattle company placed in involuntary receivership and Chapter 7 bankruptcy upon $1.7 million in losses and $200,000 in bankruptcy litigation expenses sustained by fourteen cattle investors who were fattening cattle and storing grain at cattle company’s feedlot; cattle investors sued defendant, feedlot’s primary lender under RICO claiming that defendant misled them into continuing to do business with feedlot by concealing feedlot’s true financial condition; jury found defendant liable on all claims and district court denied defendant’s post-verdict motion for judgment as a matter of law; on appeal court reversed trial court’s denial of motion for judgment as a matter of law on RICO claim, but trial court verdict on various fraud claims affirmed in part and reversed in part).