Quandary Peak Expert Assists in Contract Dispute Case

Brad Ulrich, a computer scientist at Quandary Peak Research, was recently engaged to provide software analysis and consulting for Step-By-Step Academy, an Ohio-based company, in the matter of Step-By-Step Academy, Inc. v. Special Learning, Inc in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Ohio. Special Learning is a Chicago-based company.

The case involves a dispute over the development of electronic health record (EHR) software and software designed to meet Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) compliance standards. Mr. Ulrich is evaluating software developed under contracts, and the technical performance and requirements under those contracts. Claims in the case include breach of written and oral agreements/contracts, detrimental reliance, promissory estoppel, quantum meruit, and breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Mr. Ulrich’s work with the case is ongoing.

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Based in Los Angeles, Quandary Peak Research provides software litigation consulting and expert witness services. We rapidly analyze large code bases, design documents, performance and usage statistics, and other data to answer technical questions about the structure and behavior of software systems.