Melawer v. Total Aircraft

Paul V. Simon

Case Conclusion Date:February 7, 2013

Practice Area:Commercial

Outcome:$82,000 Judgment for client, including $25K in sanctions against attorney and attorney's client for discovery abuses and appellate attorney's fees, etc. Affirmed by court of appeals and 100% recovery against plaintiff/counter-defendant.

Description:Suit against client to remove $1,700 lien on aircraft filed by client. Plaintiff refused to entertain settlement offers. Client counter-sued for unpaid lien balance and attorney's fees.